Poor man cake

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Raisins
2 cups Sugar
3 cups Water
4 tablespoons Lard; (I always use butter)
½ teaspoon Salt
2 teaspoons Baking soda
1 teaspoon Allspice
4 cups Flour
1 cup Nuts

By the way, there is a similar recipe in the Fannie Farmer Cookbook.

Grandma Mary Tonielli

Mix the raisins, sugar and water. Cook for 10 minutes. Add the lard and let cool. Then add remaining ingredients. Bake at 300 degrees for 45 minutes.

Posted to EAT-L Digest by Maggie Workman <workman@...> on Mar 5, 1998

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