Friday, January 16, 2009

a recipe and a note

We had a great weather day here with sunshine and melting snow-
I have had a rather - sigh-- day.......so I am sharing a recipe and will be back soon-- I send hugs and prayers-
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----------GINGERBREAD CAKE WITH MOLASSES
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (light) molasses
2 egg
s2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup whipping cream/or half and half
3/4 cup boiling water
Preheat oven to 350°F.Butter and flour 9x9x2-inch pan.Using electric mixer, beat 1 cup sugar and butter in large bowl .Beat in molasses, then eggs -1 at a time.Sift in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt; beat until blended. Beat in 1/4 cup cream, then add 3/4 cup boiling water and beat to incorporate. Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake cake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 45 minutes.
Cool cake in pan on rack *
*******--Take a moment to enjoy the day and be a blessing-
*JOYQUOTE "On cable TV they have a weather channel – 24 hours of weather. We had something like that where I grew up. We called it a window." - (Dan Spencer )

hugs, MEME

2 comments:

Pauline said...

Hello Meme

Your recipe sounds YUMMY... also did you know that Ann at http://annkroeker.wordpress.com/ is hosting a foodie friday at her site. You just add the link so others can find your recipe!
and thank you for your lovely comments at my blog "O)

love Pauline

Ann said...

Oh. My. Stars. This sounds sooooo delicious. And what's scary? I think I have every ingredient. I could make it right this minute.

I'm posting the link right now and looking forward to trying this cake!