Poor Man's Cake(Depression Cake)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 65.3
  • Total Fat: 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    2 1/2 cups water
    1/2 cup raisins cook together15 minutes 1 cup shortening then cool

    sift together: add:
    4 cups flour 1 tsp. nutmeg
    2 cups sugar 1 tsp. cloves
    1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. cinnamon

    Mix together:
    1 Tbsp. baking soda
    2 Tbsp. water to make paste Add to flour mixture and cooled raisin mixture.


You may add:
nuts (walnuts or pecans)
diced apples


Mix all ingredients well together. Bake for 50-60 minutes in a bundt pan at 350*.

Serving Size: 12 servings

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEBBIEB62.

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