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Recipe 4 All: Poor Man's Cake Recipe

Poor Man's Cake

Yield: 4 servings
1cups Sugar
2cups Raisins
1cups Lard *
¼teaspoon Allspice
¼teaspoon Cloves
  Pinch Of Salt
1teaspoon Cinnamon (Or To Taste)
* The original recipe calls for Lard. I don't know if shortening
work or not.

Boil together all ingredients. Add water just enough water to cover raisins. Boil until raisins are tender. Cool. Add 1 t baking soda and enough Unbleached flour to make a stiff batter. Pour batter into 9-inch round cake pan. Bake in moderate oven until cake springs back when touched lightly (about 1 hour at 350 degrees F). Serve warm or cold with cream, custard sauce or powdered sugar frosting. Walnuts may be added to batter just before baking.

Your Poor Man's Cake is ready. Happy cooking!

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