Butterless, Eggless, Milkless - War or Deprssion Cake

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Colleen Sowa

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@colleenlucky7

Yes... you read this correctly! NO Butter, Egg or Milk!

But it is still a good sweet treat!

Magic from those old time cooks!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
1 cake
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 5 Min

Ingredients

  • CAKE BATTER

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    ginger
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1 c
    lard
  • 1 tsp
    cloves
  • 2 c
    raisins
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 3 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • ICING

  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/3 c
    water

How to Make Butterless, Eggless, Milkless - War or Deprssion Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix together the sugar, spices, water, lard and raisins in a saucepan. Bring to a boil for one minute, let cool. Add flour and baking soda and mix together well. Pour batter into greased and floured tube pan or loaf pan. Bake for one hour at 325F. To test for done, place a straw or a toothpick into the cake, if it comes out clean, then it is done. Remove from oven, let cool upside down until sides pull away from the pan.
  2. Put Icing ingredients into small sauce pan. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes. When cooled. Ice cake.

    *** You can add lemon juice instead of water or add a little vanilla or almond flavoring.

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About Butterless, Eggless, Milkless - War or Deprssion Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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