100 Year Old Pork Cake

100 Year Old Pork Cake Recipe

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Chilly Butt

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@chillybb

This is a sweet meat cake from Gramma Stevens' ziplock recipe bag. It's so unique, it makes you wonder what people were thinking 150 years ago. And... could it possibly contain raisins? Why, yes it does. As with all gramma's recipes, I keep them original and the directions are as is.

Good Luck and Enjoy ~

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
good question
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb
    salt pork (all fat)
  • 1 pt
    boiling water
  • 4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    molasses
  • 1
    egg, well beaten
  • 6 c
    flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    cloves
  • 1 lb
    raisins

How to Make 100 Year Old Pork Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Put pork thru grinder, pour boiling water over it and let stand until lukewarm.
  2. Stir in sugar, spices, soda, well beaten egg and molasses.
  3. Sift flour and add to fruit and then to pork mix. Stir until well blended.
  4. Pour into well greased baking pan and bake 2 hours in a 300 degree oven or until done.
  5. Gramma Note:
    This cake can be eaten as soon as baked and cooled, or it will keep for weeks. Good for outdoors picnics.

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About 100 Year Old Pork Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom




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