DEPRESSION ERA SOFT GINGER CAKE

DEPRESSION ERA SOFT GINGER CAKE

Combine:
1/2 c. sugar
1 c. molasses

Add:
1/2 c. butter - and mix well

Dissolve:
2 t. soda - in
1 c. boiling water - add to first mixture

Sift:
2 1/2 c. flour - with pinch of salt
1 t. ginger
1 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. cloves

Add to molasses mixture and beat. Add 2 beaten eggs last. Bake at 350* F. for 25 to 35 minutes.

This is an excellent cake served with whipped cream.