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Depression Cake Recipe

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1 c. brown sugar
1 c. white sugar
2 c. water (hot)
2 tsp. salt
4 Tbsp. shortening
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 to 3/4 c. of raisins
Boil the above ingredients 5 minutes and cool.
2 tsp. soda (in 1 tbsp warm water)
3 c. flour

Bake in 9x13 pan at 350 degrees. for 1 1/2 hours.
Top with whipped cream or cool whip.




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