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Gateau De Sirop

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

25 minutes

Servings

10-12 people

This dessert is basically a Cajun Syrup Cake. It’s flavored with terrific seasonings such as cinnamon, allspice and ginger, combined with molasses and raisins to create a sweet cake everyone will enjoy!

Gateau De Sirop

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Shortening

  • 2 Cups Molasses

  • 2 Whole Eggs

  • 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour

  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon

  • 1 Teaspoon Allspice

  • 2 Teaspoons Ginger

  • 1 Cup Raisins

  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

  • 1 Cup Boiling Water

  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt

  • Clear

Directions

  1. In a bowl, dredge raisins with a little flour and set aside.
  2. In another bowl, cream shortening and molasses.
  3. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  4. In a third bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, allspice, ginger and salt.
  5. Add raisins to flour mixture.
  6. Pour molasses mixture into flour mixture.
  7. In a large measuring cup, dissolve baking soda in boiling water and add to mixture.
  8. Stir until smooth.
  9. Pour into greased and floured oblong baking pan and bake at 350°F until cake comes away from sides of the pan (about 30 minutes).

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