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? Mystery Cake of 1932 Recipe

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Linda Meyer
Added: Tuesday, July 29, 2008


1 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp. cloves
3/4 c. dark brown sugar, packed
2 T. unsalted butter
1 (10oz.) can tomato soup
1c. raisins, chopped
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
1 T. powder sugar

1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease 11 X 7 in. pan.

2. Stir together flour, soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.

3. In another bowl, combine brown sugar and butter. Beat well. Beat in tomato soup until smooth.

4. Stir in raisins, walnuts and dry ingredients. Turn into pan, smoothing the top. Bake 30 min. or until top springs back when lightly touched and toothpick, when inserted, emerges clean.

5. Cool in pan on rack. Can top with powder sugar.

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* * A popular recipe back in 1932 as eggs were scarce. * *




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