POOR MAN'S CAKE

Poor Man's Cake Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Judy Welch

By
@working925

MY YOUNGER BROTHER "PUDGY" LOVED TO COOK. THIS WAS ONE OF HIS RECIPES. HE WOULD BAKE THEM AND GIVE THEM AWAY TO ALL HIS FRIENDS AT CHRISTMAS. HE HAS PASSED AWAY NOW BUT I MAKE THIS CAKE EVERY CHRISTMAS IN HIS HONOR. IT NOT ONLY TASTE GOOD AND IS A LITTLE OLD FASHIONED BUT IT JUST MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 2 c
    Raisins
  • 4 c
    Water
  • 2 Tbsp
    Shortening
  • 4 tsp
    Baking Soda
  • 2 c
    Sugar
  • 2 tsp
    Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    Salt
  • 2 c
    Pecans (chopped)
  • 4 c
    Flour
  • 2 tsp
    Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp
    Cloves

How to Make POOR MAN'S CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. Pour Raisins in the water and boil mixture down until you have 2 cups of liquid. Add the shortening and baking soda and stir until mixed good. Let this cool before adding to the dry mixture.
  2. Grease and flour Bundt pan or tube pan or you can use only Pam spray. (I use Pam).
    Pour cooled Raisins and Juices mixture into the Dry Ingredients and Mix well.
    Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake at 300 to 315 degrees for 1 hour.

Printable Recipe Card

About POOR MAN'S CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

If you love fudge, then you're going to fudgin love these recipes!

Tips And Tricks For Baking A Bundt Cake Recipe

Tips and Tricks for Baking a Bundt Cake

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

A Bundt cake can be any type of cake. What makes it a Bundt cake is the pan that's used - the Bundt pan. H. David Dalquist, the owner of...

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...