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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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