1 1/2 cups raisins 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1 cup sugar 1 tbsp shortening 1 egg 1 tsp salt 2 3/4 cups flour 2 tsp soda 1 cup nutmeats (optional)
Boil together raisins, water and sugar. Let cool before adding rest of ingredients. Bake 45 minutes to one hour in 400 degree oven. Divide into 3 # 2 cans or one loaf if desired before baking, of course.
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