Rating: 4.5 stars
33 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

This was my mother's, it has sugar, but no eggs, no butter and no milk. It's from the Depression-era.

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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  • In a saucepan combine the shortening, water, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves and sugar. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove form heat and let stand until cool.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9x13 inch baking pan.

  • Stir the flour and baking soda into the cooled raisin mixture and mix until just combined. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

234 calories; protein 2g; carbohydrates 38.4g; fat 8.8g; sodium 54.9mg. Full Nutrition
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