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Leo's War-Time Cake --Circa 1910 Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pamela Snyder
Added: Saturday, June 16, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Sauce:
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. water
1/3 c. lard
1 ts. cinnamon
1/2 ts. cloves
salt
1 c. raisins

Sauce for Cake:
1 c. sugar
1 Tb. flour
1 Tb. butter
1 pt. boiling water

Directions:
Directions:
Sauce:
Put sauce ingred. in saucepan and boil 3 min. Let cool. Dissolve in 1/3 c. hot water and 1 ts. soda.
Add mixture to 2 c. flour with 1/2 ts.baking powder. Bake in loaf pan 45-60 min.

Sauce for Cake:
Boil ingred., keep stirring. Let cool. Add 11/2 ts. lemon flavoring. Pour over cake slices at serving time.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was tucked away among some other recipes. I love vintage recipes...

 

 

 

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