Molasses Cake Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 3 Print Serve warm with ice cream, frosted with cream cheese, or all by its lonesome. This cake is always a treat. Molasses Cake Ingredients 1/2 cup shortening1/2 cup packed brown sugar1 cup molasses2 eggs1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1 teaspoon ground ginger2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup hot, brewed coffee Instructions 1 Sift together salt, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, flour, and baking soda. 2 Cream shortening and sugar gradually, then add molasses and eggs. Mix in sifted ingredients. Stir in hot coffee; batter will be thin. 3 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Cool.