"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Hobo Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Hobo Bread, by , is from The Jones Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Alma Hegseth
Added: Monday, August 29, 2005


3 3/4 or 4 c. raisins
1 1/2 c. boiling water
4 tsp. soda
4 tbsp. butter, softened
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 1/2 c. white sugar
2 lg. eggs
4 c. flour
nuts and cherries

Pour boiling water over raisins. Let cool. Add soda to water and soft butter. Mix in sugars and eggs. Add flour and mix. Put in 1-pound coffee cans that have been greased well and bake at 325 degrees for 40 minutes (check at 30 minutes). Check with toothpick.




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