Servings: 8-10Cook Time: 45 min
1/2 cup molasses
1 tsp soda
1/2 cup boiling water
2-1/4 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup melted butter
Place molasses in a good sized bowl. Add soda and boiling water. Stir to mix–mixture will rise and get frothy. Let cool.
Blend together flour, sugar, salt and melted butter. Reserve 2 Tbsp of this for topping.
Stir flour mixture into molasses and blend until just moistened. Place into greased round cake pan. Sprinkle with reserved flour mixture and bake at 350 for approx 45 minutes.
Submitted by: watkinsgal on January 17, 2011