Edith Roosevelt's Clove Cake

8
Servings
15m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
1h 15m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 8 servings
OK
  • FOR TOPPING

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (262.6 g)
  • Calories 705.3
  • Total Fat - 21.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 11.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 265.8 mg
  • Sodium - 406 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 120.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.9 g
  • Sugars - 78.9 g
  • Protein - 14 g
  • Calcium - 143.2 mg
  • Iron - 3.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Cream butter and sugar; add eggs, beating well.

Step 2

Add molasses and soda , milk, and flour that has been sifted together with the spices.

Step 3

Beat well.

Step 4

Add raisins.(soaked in a cup of boiling water and

Step 5

1 tablespoon brandy to get plump,not in origanal recipe but they did that back in the day)

Step 6

Bake in greased 8-inch tube pan at 350 F for 45-55 minutes.

FOR THE TOPPING


Step 7

Brush the top with a little butter, and garnish with overlapping slices of crystallized ginger.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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