Belgian Cake

Ruby Richards

By
@Rubestar

These are heavy, moist, and yummy with a cup of coffee!! My mother, and her mother made these every Christmas! Now, I'm continuing the tradition!


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Serves:

Makes four loaves

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 c
dark brown sugar
1 c
shortening
1 c
molasses
4
eggs
1 box
raisins
2 Tbsp
cinnamon
1 c
strong coffee
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
baking soda (dissolved in coffee)
6 c
flour (more or less for stiff dough)
1 c
chopped nuts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Flour and grease 3 bread pans.
2
Cream sugar, shortening, molasses and eggs. Dissolve baking soda in hot coffee, set aside. Mix in salt, cinnamon and raisins. Add coffee and baking soda. Stir and add flour until dough is stiff.
3
Scrap dough into loaf pans and cook until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. These are better if not over-baked, so watch them.
4
You may sprinkle powered sugar on top and serve sliced!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Eastern European