Raisin Cake

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1 lb raisins
3 c cold water
2 c sugar
1 c shortening
4 c flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp clove

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sherry weaver Recipe
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sunbury, PA (pop. 9,905)
Member Since Mar 2012
sherry's notes for this recipe:
My Great Grandmothers recipe that was past down.
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Boil raisins for 15 minutes in 2 cups of water. Add 1 cup of cold water and let cool. Cream together the sugar and shortening. Add raisin (do not drain). Add dry ingredents. Bake at 350 for 1 hr.

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user CYNDI OTT cotter81 - Aug 5, 2012
May I ask what size baking pan do you use? This looks really yummy & I'd like to give it a try. Thank you.
user judy brown jalb - Aug 5, 2012
Do you use all three cups of water,or only the one cup that you cool it in.Also need to know what size pan.Thank you
user sherry weaver MOBA - Aug 24, 2012
Boil it in 2 cups and use 1 cup cold to cool it. Use a standard 9 x 13 pan.

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