plus a little bit of cloves
Boil the first 6 ingredients for 3 minutes and then cool. When cooled, add the flour and baking soda.
Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed till mixture is bubbly. Pour into loaf pan, that has been greased and floured.
Bake for 1 hour in 350º oven, then reduce heat to 300º. Bake about 15 more minutes or until cake is done.