Poor Man's Raisin Cake

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Cynthia Martinez

By
@Devinesalvage

I found this recipe in a cookbook my Momma put together at least 25 years ago. There is no listing as to where it came from. Actually the recipe was a little vague to I just tweeked to be mine

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/3 c
milk
1 c
raisins
2 c
water
1 tsp
baking soda
2 Tbsp
rounded of shortening aka crisco
1 c
sugar
2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 pinch
salt
1 pinch
all spice
1 pinch
nutmeg
1 pinch
cinnamon
1 pinch
ginger

How to Make Poor Man's Raisin Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1cook water and raisins down to 1C juice. Add soda and shortening to liquid while warm. Add sugar and flour (enough to make a light batter) but not stiff. Then add Baking powder, salt allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger. Mix Well and bake 350 degrees for about 25 min. Depending on your oven.

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About Poor Man's Raisin Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #raisin, #Old, #fashioned, #Poor