Light as a feather cake

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Shortening
½ cup Boiling water
½ cup Brown sugar
½ cup Molasses
1 Egg, beaten
1½ cup Flour
½ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Baking powder
½ teaspoon Baking soda
¾ teaspoon Cinnamon
¾ teaspoon Ginger

Put shortening in a bowl and pour in boiling water. Add sugar, molasses and egg. Stir the flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices together.

Add to shortening mixture and beat until mixed well. Batter will be thin.

Pour into greased 8 inch pan. Bake at 350 deg f for 30 to 35 minutes.

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