President Harrison Molasses Cake (1863)

24
Servings
20m
Prep Time
20m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In

Recipe: #33278

September 06, 2019



"President William Henry Harrison... During his presidential campaign, a large rally in Ohio featured such food as corn dodgers, hard cider, and barbecued ham."

Original recipe yields 24 servings
OK

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (78 g)
  • Calories 268.4
  • Total Fat - 9.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 23.7 mg
  • Sodium - 111.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 44.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.3 g
  • Sugars - 29.6 g
  • Protein - 3.4 g
  • Calcium - 81.6 mg
  • Iron - 2.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Melt butter and molasses together

Step 2

Add three or four cups of flour(start with the smaller amount go higher)

Step 3

Then add sugar, cloves, and half the sour cream.

Step 4

Put in the rest of the cream when you have dissolved the saleratus(baking soda) in it.

Step 5

Then take enough more flour to make it about as thick as tea cakes.

Step 6

Stir it 10 or 15 minutes,(this was by hand)

Step 7

Add the currants,

Step 8

And bake it in pans like cup cake.(grease that puppy ,spray pam)

Step 9

350 for 20 minutes im guessing(watch so doesnt burn )

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

Tags : Muffins

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