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Ginger and Spice Pecan Cake Recipe

Ginger and Spice Pecan Cake

2 cups sifted flour

1 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

3/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

2/3 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup hot water

1 cup brown sugar

2 eggs

1 cup milk or buttermilk

1/2 cup molasses

1 cup chopped pecans

1 cup raisins

Sift together flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, salt, soda, cloves, cinnamon and ginger. Set aside.

In a large bowl, cream together oil, hot water and brown sugar; add eggs, milk and molasses; beat thoroughly.

Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture; blend thoroughly. Stir in pecans and raisins.

Bake in a well-greased 9-by-13-by-2-inch pan, or 2 8-by-8-by-2-inch pans, at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until center of cake is firm. Cool for 10 minutes.

Serves 12 to 15

Nutritional analysis per serving, based on 12: 453 calories, 20 grams fat, 67 grams carbohydrates, 5 grams protein, 32 milligrams cholesterol, 421 milligrams sodium, 2 grams dietary fiber, 39 percent of calories from fat.

Nancy Leonard, Big Valley Orchards

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