1 cup sugar
¾ cup shortening of soft butter
½ cup molasses
½ cup hot water with 1 Tsp. soda – dissolved
3 cups flour
1 Tsp. cinnamon
½ Tsp. salt
Frosting: 2 Tbsp. butter, 2 cups powdered sugar. Mix together with enough milk to make it spreadable.
Cake: Cream sugar, butter, add eggs and flour sifted with cinnamon and salt. Bake in a 350 degree oven in a greased jelly roll pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Frost while warm.