War-Time Cake (eggless, milkless and butterless) 1943

War-Time Cake (eggless, milkless and butterless) 1943

Mix in saucepan

1 c brown sugar
1 1/4 c water
1/3 c lard ot other shortening
2 c seeded raisins
1/2 tsp nutmeg
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves

Boil for 3 min…. Cool
Then add 1 tsp salt
and 1 tsp baking soda
dissolved in 2 tsp water
Blend in 2 c sifted flour
mixed with 1 tsp baking powder

Pour into greased, floured 8 inch square pan. Bake about 50 minutes in slow moderate oven (350 degrees F).
Delicious un-iced.

Recipe From: Your Share by General Mills, 1943

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