If you like gingerbread, this is the cake for you!
Place 1 cup of sugar in the bowl of your mixer.
Add 1 cup of molasses.
1 cup of vegetable oil.
Add 3 large eggs.
Add 2 cups of flour, 2 tsp. of baking powder and 1 tsp. each of cinnamon, ground cloves and powdered ginger. Beat in 1 cup of boiling water,
Pour the batter into a greased 9 inch springform pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean. Set it aside to cool.
My new pumpkin towel!
Beat 3 cups of powdered sugar with 4 tablespoons butter, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and the juice and zest of 1 lemon. You can add milk to thin it to the right consistency. I keep it in the refrigerator.