1 cup molasses, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter flavored shortening, 1 cup boiling water, 2 eggs, beaten, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 1/2 cup cake flour, 2 teaspoons ground cloves, 1 teaspoon ground allspice, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, whipping cream for garnish.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Get out a bowl add the shortening and water, mix well. Add the sugar and lasses. Add the eggs, one at a time, mix well after each addition. Get out a bowl, add the flour, baking soda, salt, clove, allspice, and cinnamon, mix well. Add the flour mixture to the shortening mixture, mix until smooth. Bake 35 minutes r until a case knife inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool for about 10-minutes, turn the cake out of the pan, cut and serve. Garnish with whipping cream.