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molasses cake on white plate

Homemade Molasses Cake


  • Author: Meredith
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 16 1x

Description

The best molasses cake that combines black coffee, pumpkin and molasses!


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Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons ground flax seed
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3/4 cup brewed black coffee
  • 3/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 3/4 cup molasses
  • 1 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 cups white flour
  • 3 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine 3 T. of ground flax seed and 1/3 cup water. Allow the mixture to thicken.
  3. In a medium size bowl, combine 3/4 cup brewed coffee, 3/4 cup melted coconut oil and 3/4 cup molasses. Stir in 1 1/4 cup dark brown sugar and set the bowl aside.
  4. In a larger bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour, 1 1/2 cups white flour, 3 tsp. baking soda, 3 tsp. cinnamon, 1 T. ground ginger and 3/4 tsp. salt.
  5. Pour your wet molasses mixture into your flour mixture and whisk into a batter.
  6. Into the batter, stir in your set up flax seed mixture and 3/4 cup pumpkin puree.
  7. Pour the finished batter into a greased 13×9 pan and bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Serve warm or chilled with whipped cream

  • Category: Dessert