Rating: 4.5 stars
24 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

A chewy bar cake made with raisins. I remember my Mother making this every week for us six children.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
24
Yield:
1 -9x13 inch cake
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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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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 13x9 inch cake pan.

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  • Cook raisins and water for 10 minutes over medium heat. Stir in the shortening. Remove from heat and let mixture cool.

  • Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, ground cloves, ground nutmeg, ground cinnamon, ground allspice, and salt. Add flour mixture to the cooled raisin mixture and blend well. Stir in the beaten eggs. Add the chopped nuts (if desired). Pour batter into prepared pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

291 calories; protein 3.8g; carbohydrates 43.1g; fat 12.5g; cholesterol 15.5mg; sodium 161.3mg. Full Nutrition
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