Gateau Sirop (Syrup Cake)
Recipe courtesy of Oak Alley Plantation Restaurant
Serves 24 muffins
||Gateau Sirop (Syrup Cake) Muffins
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Preheat oven to 350˚F.
Beat oil, brown sugar, syrup, molasses, eggs and vanilla in mixing bowl. Combine boiling water with baking soda and add to syrup mixture.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, ginger, cloves and cinnamon. Gradually add liquid to flour mixture, a little at a time, until well mixed. Bake in greased cup cake pans, filled 2/3 full, for 15 minutes.
Remove from oven and sprinkle with chopped pecans.
Return to oven and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. (approximately 5 minutes).