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Boiled Raisin Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Boiled Raisin Cake, by , is from Joan Gamble's Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

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4 cups water
2 cups sugar
1 cup cooking oil
1/2 tsp salt
4 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp clover
1 tsp allspice
2 cups raisins
2 tsp soda
5 cups sifted flour
2 cups broken nuts
2 tsp sods

Combine water, sugar, oil, salt spices and raisins and boil together for 10 minutes. Remove from stove and add 2 tsp soda (while hot) stir well and cool. When thoroughly cool add flour; remaining soda and nuts. Pour into a well-greased pan. Bake at 375 to 350 for 45 minutes. Eat plain or with lemon-flavored icing.




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