Molasses Tea Cakes

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"Recipe courtesy of Nordic Ware Test Kitchens"
 
Prep Time: 15 minutes - Bake Time: 10 minutes - Yields: 24 servings

Molasses Tea Cakes
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • dash salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup molasses (or brown sugar)*
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • dash of salt
Directions:
 
1. Prepare Half-size tea cake pan with baking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Combine flour, soda, spices, and salt. Set aside. Combine milk, molasses or brown sugar, oil and vanilla. Add 1 egg and mix thoroughly. Add dry ingredients and combine. Evenly spoon batter into pan. Tap gently on counter to remove air bubbles. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until toothpick inserted into one of the center cakes comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pan and then invert onto cooling rack. Fill pan with remaining batter and repeat.
Yields 24 mini cakes.
 
 *If using molasses, cakes will turn out darker and differ in flavor. For lighter cakes, use brown sugar.
 
	
"Recipe courtesy of Nordic Ware Test Kitchens"
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