Wednesday, September 06, 2006


recipe courtesy:Sandy

1 1/2 cups raisins
1 cup cold water
1/2 cup cold water
1/4 cup shortening
1 cup white sugar
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsps baking soda
2 Tablespoons hot water
2 cups sifted regular flour

In a heavy saucepan, bring raisins and 1 cup water to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and continue cooking 10 minutes longer.

Cream shortening and sugar.
Stir in cooked raisins, 1/2 cup water, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, salt,
and baking soda dissolved in hot water.
Beat in flour.
Pour batter into greased and floured 9 x 13 x 2-inch pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

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