Molasses Jam Cake

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Molasses Jam Cake


  • 2 cups hot water
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs (well beaten)
  • 2 cups Fancy Molasses
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. cloves
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • Raspberry Jam


  1. Bring water to a boil and set aside. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix oil and sugar, then add beaten eggs and molasses. Mix well. Add half of the dry ingredients and mix. Add the hot water, mix and then add the remaining dry ingredients. Mix for 2 minutes on medium speed. Pour into 2 prepared 8 x 8 inch pans and bake at 350°F for 40-45 minutes. Cool on a rack. Place jam between layers of cake. Frost with Molasses Butter Frosting.

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