Recipe: Molasses Corn Cake

Molasses corn cake, just as its name indicates, is corn cake Containing molasses. To those who find the taste of molasses agreeable, this recipe will appeal. Others not so fond of molasses will, without doubt, prefer the plain corn cake. Besides adding flavour, the molasses in this recipe adds food value to the product.

MOLASSES CORN CAKE
(Sufficient for One Medium-Sized Loaf)

  •  1 c. corn meal
  •  3/4 c. flour
  •  3-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  •  1 tsp. salt
  •  3/4 c. milk
  •  1/4 c. molasses
  •  1 egg
  •  2 Tb. melted fat

Mix and sift the corn meal, flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the milk, molasses, and well-beaten egg and stir in the melted fat. Pour into a well-greased loaf pan, and bake in a moderate oven for about 30 minutes.

Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1
by Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences (Year 1928)