Mocha cake

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Shortening
1 cup Brown sugar
1¾ cup Flour
½ teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Allspice
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Currents
2 Eggs, well beaten
1 tablespoon Coffee
½ cup Boiling water
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Cloves
1 cup Raisins
½ cup Finely sliced citron

Combine coffee and boiling water. Boil 3 minutes. Strain and cool.

Cream sugar with shortening. Add eggs. Beat thoroughly. Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking soda,salt, and spices, reserving ¼ cup of the flour for dredging the fruits. Add dry ingredients alternately with coffee to first mixture. Beat until smooth. Add fruits. Mix well. Pour into well-oiled loaf pan. Bake in slow oven (350 F) about 40 minutes. The Household Searchlight

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