Cinnamon Molasses Bars

Cinnamon Molasses Bars


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These easy to make molasses bars are moist and delicious. They have an exotic spiciness from the combination of coffee and cinnamon.

Mary Beth

Serves: 24 

  • 1/2 cup copha
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup hot brewed coffee
  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 65g butter
  • 2 cups (375g) icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cold brewed coffee

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour a 20x30cm baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl cream together the copha and sugar. Blend in the egg, molasses and hot coffee. Sift together the flour, baking powder, bicarb soda and cinnamon; stir into the molasses mixture until well blended. Mix in the raisins. Pat the mixture evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for about 25 minutes in the preheated oven or until firm. To make icing combine butter, icing sugar and cold coffee in a medium bowl; beat until smooth. Ice bars while warm, but allow them to cool before cutting.

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