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Molasses Pound Cake

2/3 cup butter
3/4 teaspoon soda
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon allspice
2/3 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon clove
2/3 cup molasses
1/4 teaspoon mace
21/8 cups flour
1/2 cup raisins, seeded and cut in pieces
1/3 cup citron, thinly sliced and cut in strips

Cream the butter, add sugar gradually, eggs well beaten, and milk and molasses. Mix and sift flour with soda and spices, and add to first mixture, then add fruit. Bake in small buttered tins from twenty-five to thirty minutes in a moderate oven. This recipe makes twenty-four little cakes.

  Ginger Pound Cakes English Fruit Cake  
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