Molasses Cremes Recipe

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Molasses Cremes

Marcie Frazee

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@mamamarcie

A favorite snack among my brothers and sisters when we were growing up. There was rarely a night that went by when Mom didn't have some kind of homemade 'snack' for us to eat around 7 PM, as we were all hungry around that time--Probably because we always had supper between 3:30-4:30 when Dad got home from work.


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Serves:

6 hungry people

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
sugar
1
egg
1/2 c
dark karo syrup
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
instant coffee powder (e.g., folgers instant)
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves

ICING

1 1/4 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla frosting
1-2 Tbsp
milk
pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream shortening & sugar.
2
Add egg; beat well.
3
Mix in Karo & 1/2 c. water.
4
Sift together (yeah, right) remaining ingredients & stir into creamed mixture.
5
Pour into greased 13x9 pan & bake for approximately 30 minutes. While warm, frost. Cool, & cut into 24 squares.
6
While cake is still warm, Add milk to confectioners' sugar until it reaches spreading consistency. Add dash of salt & vanilla.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom