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4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon shortening 1 cup raisins (you can leave them out if you don't like them) 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons caraway seed 2 cups buttermilk
Mix and sift dry ingredients; rub in shortening wi th tips of finers, add caraway seed, raisins and buttermilk to make a soft dough. Pat and make a round flat cake to fit in an iron skillet. Bake 50 minutes at 350 degrees temperature.
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