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Back and Forth Cakes

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Yield: Makes 10 medium-sized muffins.

Charlotte bakes these hearty molasses-flavored muffins in a rounded gem pan, which explains their name: they roll about a good bit.

Brown Bread Gems

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup rye flour
  • 1/2 cup white flour
  • 1 cup Indian meal (cornmeal)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 cup milk

Instructions:

Sift first 4 dry ingredients together Dissolve baking soda in molasses; stir into dry ingredients along with milk. Pour into a greased gem pan or muffin tin. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes. Serve hot with butter.
Updated Tuesday, September 18th, 2007
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