Family Tested & Approved
all purpose flour
Grease and lightly flour a 9x1 1/2 inch round baking pan.
Combine the first 6 ingredients in a mixer bowl and beat shortening on medium speed for about 30 seconds.
Add brown sugar,beat till fluffy.Add egg and molasses and beat for 1 minute.
Add dry ingredients and water alternately to beaten mixture,beating after each addition.
Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes or till done. Cool and serve!