Gateau De Sirop – Syrup Cake


In Southwest Louisiana, cane syrup is very popular and is used often in baking or cooking! The flavor of Syrup Cake intensifies once it has been refrigerated in a closed container and can be kept for weeks in your refrigerator. Syrup Cake is enjoyable anytime, especially with a cold glass of milk!!!


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cups pure cane syrup
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 1/2 cup all-purpose
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine sugar and shortening in a medium mixing bowl, creaming well. Add eggs; mix well. Add syrup and milk; mix until smooth. Finally add the dry ingredients; mixing until well blended. Pour batter into a well-greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until done.


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