Rating: 4.5 stars
15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

A surprisingly good cake that has no eggs, milk, or butter in it. My grandmother was quite proud of it.

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Recipe Summary

cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 loaves
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan combine the brown sugar, hot water, bacon grease, and raisins over medium heat. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes, then set aside to cool.

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  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8x4-inch loaf pans.

  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and cloves. Add the ingredients from the saucepan and mix until well blended. Divide evenly between the 2 prepared pans.

  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

179 calories; protein 2.1g; carbohydrates 40.9g; fat 1.5g; cholesterol 1.2mg; sodium 159mg. Full Nutrition
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