Poverty Cake

donna morales

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@Donnald07

Came across this one in one of my cookbooks for old recipes. It's called "poverty cake" because it requires no eggs, butter or milk.


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Ingredients

2 c
water
2 c
raisins
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
plus a little bit of cloves
2 Tbsp
lard
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
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