Mother's dark cake

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Crisco
2 cups Sugar
1 Box raisins(dark)
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Cloves
¼ teaspoon Salt
4 cups Boiling water

On top of stove, put all ingredients in pan and bring to a rolling boil, with no cover Remove from stove and add 4 tsps of fresh baking soda(it will fizz up) Cover now, and let it cool completely....... Remove cover and add 4 cups of flour, to the mixture, and mix it well Pour into 2 well greased and floured, loaf pans Bake at 350* for 1 hour cake is done when toothpick comes out clean

This is a very unusual and moist cake and needs no frosting....

Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by "Frank McGann" <uconnfan@...> on Sep 21, 1997

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