Dutch Stroophock (Molasses Cake)

Cathy LaFay


Not sure where I got this recipe from... but it sure is good!!

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1/4 c
butter, room temperature
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
1 c
water, boiling
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
allspice, ground
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1 tsp
baking soda
1 large
egg, beaten
1/2 c


1In a large bowl add butter, sugar, and molasses. Pour boiling water over that and mix real well.

2In another bowl stir together flour, baking soda, and all the spices.

3Add the 1/2 of the dry ingredients into the wet and mix well and then add the rest of the dry ingredients.

4Add the beaten egg mix until its fully incorporated into batter. Stir in the raisins.

5Pour into a well greased baking pan 9x9x2 and bake at 375 for about 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American