Poor Man's Cake

Poor Man's Cake Recipe

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Louise Walsh

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An easy cake to make & enjoy.

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Serves:
About 8-10 people
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 c
    raisins
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 3 c
    water
  • 4 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    allspice
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 4 c
    flour
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts

How to Make Poor Man's Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.( depending on your oven.)
  2. Combine the raisins, sugar & water in a saucepan & cook for 10 minutes over medium heat.
  3. Add shortening and let mixture cool.
  4. Stir in sat, baking soda, allspice, cinnamon, flour & nuts & transfer to a greased 9x13 " pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

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About Poor Man's Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian




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