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In about 1968, we moved next door to a family with seven little boys. Their mother gave me this recipe. It is really delicious. You can frost it, or just eat it like it is.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
18
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch cake
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 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). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.

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  • Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt. Add sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice; set aside.

  • In a saucepan, combine raisins and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in 1/2 cup cold water and shortening.

  • Add raisin mixture to flour mixture; stir until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

156 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 31.4g; fat 3.1g; sodium 171.1mg. Full Nutrition
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