Poverty Cake

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donna morales

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@Donnald07

Came across this one in one of my cookbooks for old recipes. It's called "poverty cake" because it requires no eggs, butter or milk.

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Ingredients

  • 2 c
    water
  • 2 c
    raisins
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    plus a little bit of cloves
  • 2 Tbsp
    lard
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

How to Make Poverty Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Boil the first 6 ingredients for 3 minutes and then cool. When cooled, add the flour and baking soda.
  2. Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed till mixture is bubbly. Pour into loaf pan, that has been greased and floured.
  3. Bake for 1 hour in 350º oven, then reduce heat to 300º. Bake about 15 more minutes or until cake is done.

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Course/Dish: Cakes
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