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Grandma Whitcher's Birthday Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruth Whitcher Davenport 1893-1980
Added: Sunday, July 27, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup melted shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sour milk mixed with
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup raisins boiled and chopped
1 cups pastry flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions:
Directions:
Mix ingredients in order given. Add 1/2 cup flour to raisins before mixing. Add 1/2 cup walnut, citron, cherries, orange or lemon peel if desired. Bake 350 degrees.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Do not use eggs in the receipe.
Age improves this cake.
Grandma Whitcher --Nancy M Hathaway/ Crittendon /Whitcher - married Rueben Whitcher.
Born - May 1838 - Died 1918
Buried in Cemetery on Maple St. Adams, MA.

 

 

 

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