Belgian Cake

1
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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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)

How to Make Belgian Cake

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!

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About Belgian Cake

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




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