"As viscous as motor oil swirled in a swamp, redolent of burnt bell peppers nested in by incontinent mice and a finish reminiscent of the dregs of a stale can of Coca-Cola that someone has been using as an ashtray. Not a bad drink, though."--Excerpt from "The Moose Turd Wine Tasting" by T. A. Nonymous
2 cups brown sugar 1 cup shortening 2 eggs 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup hot water 3 cups flour (sift flour before measuring) 1/2 cup nut meats Coconut or raisins, or some of each
Bake at 250º F. for 25 minutes or until done. Ice while warm and cut into squares.
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