"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
2 tbsp molasses 2 c. raisins 2 c. water 1 c. sugar 1 beaten egg 2 3/4 c. flour 2 tsp. soda 1/2 tsp.salt 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
Cook molasses,raisins and water for 5 minutes. Cool. Mix sugar, butter and 1 beaten egg. Add cooled raisins, flour,soda,salt,vanilla and chopped walnuts. Bake in loaf pan. 350º for 45 minutes or in 2 small pans for 1 hour.
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