How to make it

  • Preheat oven 350*
  • Boil together for 5 minutes Sugar, butter,spices raisins and water
  • Do Not Boil Longer Than 5 minutes
  • Cool to warm
  • Dissolve soda in hot water add to raisin mixture
  • add 3 cups flour mix well
  • Pour into greased and floured pan bake1 hour at 350*
  • VARIATION:
  • 2 cups dried Cranberries in place of Raisins
  • 2 large apples peeled and chopped about the size of fresh cranberries added at same time to boil.

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  • sas 6 years ago
    This sure brought back some great memories. Thanks
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  • kismet 6 years ago
    Yep! Just like my Grandmothers,no eggs,no milk,just flour and spice and everthing nice,she would say.Thanks for the recipe.
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    " It was excellent "
    dottiet ate it and said...
    After 50+ years, (that's how long I have been making this) it still is a favorite. I use oil instead of butter however. Still is very delicious. Thanks for post. BTW We called it Poor Man Saltana Cake. Same recipe nearly.
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  • annieamie 7 years ago
    Thanks for the recipe! It sounds great for the Fall season!
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  • coffeebean53 7 years ago
    My Grandmother use to talk about making due with the food vouchers and such during WW2, she talked about this kind of recipe all the time. Thanks for a great post.
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