favorite coffee squares

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
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By Heidi Edwards
from Longview, WA

Another recipe from my grandma, My mom makes this A LOT. I really don't care for raisins but it really doesn't bother me in this recipe.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

A piece of this cake with a cup of steamy coffee... What a way to start the day!!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 4 Reviews
serves Approx 24 Servings
prep time 50 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For favorite coffee squares

  • 1 c
    raisins
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1 lg
    egg
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 1/2 c
    flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • FROSTING
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk, approx
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla

How To Make favorite coffee squares

  • 1
    Cook raisins in water until only 1 cup liquid remains.
  • 2
    Add hot liquid to shortening. Set aside and let cool.
  • 3
    Beat eggs and sugar together. Stir in Shortening mixture. Blend in dry ingredients. Fold in raisins.
  • 4
    Spread in greased 10x15 cookie sheet with edges. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 min.
  • 5
    Frost with powdered sugar frosting while still warm.
  • 6
    Cut into squares.
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