lois' dutch sorghum cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Hannah Baisdon
from beaumont, TX

I don't care for Sorghum but this cake sounds good with the coffee glaze

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr 50 Min

Ingredients For lois' dutch sorghum cake

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    shortening
  • 1 c
    sorghum syrup
  • 3 lg
    eggs
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 c
    raisins
  • 1 c
    chopped dates
  • 1 c
    chopped toasted pecans
  • coffee glaze

How To Make lois' dutch sorghum cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325. Beat sugar and shortening at medium speed with a mixer until fluffy. Stop mixer and add sorghum; beat just until blended. Add eggs 1 at a time until blended after each addition.
  • 2
    Combine dry ingredients alternate with buttermilk. Stir in pecans, rasins and dates. Spoon onto 2 greased 9 inch square pans. Bake at 325 for 32-37 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely before topping with the coffee glaze.
  • 3
    Whisk together 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 1/2 Tablespoons of strong coffee until smooth. Makes about 1/3 cup

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