Rating: 4 stars
17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2

War Cake uses ingredients that were available to the average household during World War II. Great served with whipped topping!

Recipe Summary

Servings:
18
Yield:
1 -9-x13 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 a 9x13-inch baking pan.

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  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine brown sugar and water. Add raisins, nuts, candied citron, shortening, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon; bring to a boil and boil 3 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.

  • Sift in flour and baking powder; stir until well blended. Pour into prepared pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. Leave in pan and cut into squares. .

Nutrition Facts

220 calories; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 35.7g; fat 8.3g; sodium 224.1mg. Full Nutrition
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