Gateau de Sirop

SUBMITTED BY: Susan Arcement

1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 cup milk
2 cups Steen’s cane syrup
4 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream butter.  Add sugar and blend well.  Add eggs one at a time and mix well between each addition.  Add remaining ingredients and mix until well blended.

Pour into 13x9x2-inch well greased pan.

Bake 55 minutes to 1 hour or until cake springs back when touched with finger tip.  Cool.  

You can serve plain or sprinkle powdered sugar on top if you'd like. Or you can top with whipped cream or serve with vanilla ice cream.