How to Make Kentucky Gingerbread Cake Recipe

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* 3 eggs
* 1 cup sugar
* 1 cup molasses
* 1 cup shortening, melted
* 1 tsp cloves
* 1 tsp ginger
* 1 tsp cinnamon
* 1 Tbsp hot water plus 2 tsp baking soda
* 2 cups flour
* 1 cup boiling water

Blend eggs, sugar, molasses, melted shortening and spices in a large bowl until smooth. Dissolve soda in 1 tablespoon hot water and stir this in. Sift flour into mixture and beat well. Add boiling water, beat to blend well, "Batter will be thin." Pour in a greased 13X9 inch pan. Bake at 350F for 45 minutes or until center springs back gently. Remove from oven and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Serve with or without dairy whipped cream.