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- 1930 depression cake
- memaw from mary ann
- 1 cup (225 ml) packed brown sugar
- 2 cups (475 ml) raisins
- 2 cups (475 ml) water
- 3/4 cup (175 ml) shortening
- 2 tsp (10 ml) baking soda
- 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
- 4 tsp (20 ml) cinnamon
- 1 tsp (5 ml) nutmeg
- 1 tsp (5 ml) cloves
- 3 cups (700 ml) flour
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 C.) and spray 9 x 13 pan.
- In a saucepan mix brown sugar, raisins, water and shortening. Bring to a boil. Boil 3 minutes.
- Remove raisin mixture from heat and cool.
- In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
- When raisin mixture is cooled add to dry ingredients and mix well to combine.
- Bake at 350 degrees (175 C.) for 30 to 40 minutes, do not over bake or it will be too dry. Test after 30 minutes.
- Prep time 30 min., cook time 1 hour
Cal. 186 , chol. 0 mg, carb. 30.8g.
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