Eggless, Milkless, Butterless Cake IV

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This is an old fashioned recipe from back in the wartime era when eggs milk and butter were too expensive for many households. It is moist and spicy with raisins. A perfect winter treat.

INGREDIENTS (for 9 servings):


  • In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, water, raisins, shortening, nutmeg and cinnamon. Bring to a boil, and continue boiling for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan. Sift together flour and baking powder.
  • In a large bowl, combine the raisin mixture with the flour mixture. Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.