Rating: 4.5 stars 4.4
56 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 35
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

This is a spice type cake. It is from the depression era or war time rationing.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
1 -8 or 9 inch square
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 8 or 9 inch square cake pan.

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  • In a saucepan over medium high heat combine; the sugar, shortening, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground allspice, salt, raisins, and water bring to a boil and continue boiling for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.

  • Sift the flour, baking powder and baking soda together. Add the flour mixture to the cooled raisin mixture. Stir until just combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

197 calories; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 42.4g; fat 2.4g; sodium 244.2mg. Full Nutrition
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