2c. raisins 1c. water 1tsp. baking soda 1c. shortening 1c. brown sugar 1c. white sugar 3 eggs, well beaten 3c. plus 3tbsp. flour 1/2tsp. salt 1tsp. baking powder 1tsp. cinnamon 1tsp. vanilla 1/4tsp. nutmeg 1c. chopped nuts
Boil the raisins and the water for 5 minutes. Then stir in the 1 teaspoon of baking soda. Set aside to cool. Mix all the ingredients in a separate bowl. Then stir in the first mixture. Bake in a 375º oven until done.
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