Old Fashioned Chewy Cake Recipe

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Old Fashioned Chewy Cake

Phyllis Schelling

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@QUILTGAL

I found this recipe when we were first married 48 yrs ago. My family had always loved it. I hadn't made it now for several years but came across it again a couple of months ago and we still love it just as much!


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Rating:

Serves:

9

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
raisins
1/2 c
dates, chopped
1/2 c
dried apricots, chopped
1 c
hot water
2 1/2 Tbsp
butter, cold
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
cloves or allspice
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
white sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan combine dried fruits, sugar, hot water, and butter. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Cool.
2
Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves or allspice, salt. Stir into cooled boiled mixture.
3
Bake in 8X8 greased pan at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. Cool before cutting.
4
You could frost it, but we've always liked it just plain.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American