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  • Serves: 12 Servings

Frosted Spice Squares

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Category: Desserts, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Unbleached Flour; Sifted
  • 1 1/2 ts Baking Powder
  • 1 ts Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Ground Cloves
  • 1/4 ts Baking Soda
  • 1/2 c Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1 lg Egg
  • 1/2 c Molasses
  • 1/2 c Water


1 1/2 c Confectioners' Sugar
5 ts Milk
1/2 ts Vanilla Extract

Sift the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, cloves and baking soda
together, blending well and set aside. Cream the shortening and sugar
together, in a large mixing bowl, until light and fluffy, using an electric
mixer set on medium speed. Add the egg and blend well. Blend in the
molasses and water. Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the creamed
mixture, blending well. Spread the mixture in a greased 13 X 9 x 2-inch
baking pan and bake in a preheated 350 Degree F oven for 25 minutes or
until a cake tester or wooden pick comes out clean. Cool, until cold to the
touch, in the pan on a wire rack. Frost with the Confectioners' Sugar
Frosting. To Serve: Cut into 2 1/4-inch squares.


Combine the sifted Confectioners' sugar with the milk and vanilla extract
in a small mixing bowl. Using a spoon, beat until smooth.

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