Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Golden Spice Cake

Golden Spice Cake

(2) 8x8 round or square baking pans
preheat oven to 350 degrees
egg separator

7 egg yolks from large eggs, beaten and room temperature
1 large whole egg, room temperature
2 cups homemade brown sugar
1 cup molasses
1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup buttermilk, room temperature
1 teaspoon soda
5 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cloves
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
Pinch of cayenne pepper
2 cups raisins

Beat eggs, sugar and butter to a light batter; then add the molasses and buttermilk.

Whisk the soda and seasonings into the flour well. Add a small amount of the flour mixture at a time to the batter. Mix all ingredients together thoroughly and then fold in the raisins.

Bake in a two 8 x 8 buttered and floured pans in a preheated 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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