Spanish Bar Cake

Spanish Bar Cake

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"A chewy bar cake made with raisins. I remember my Mother making this every week for us six children."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 12.5 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.1g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 161 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 13x9 inch cake pan.
  2. Cook raisins and water for 10 minutes over medium heat. Stir in the shortening. Remove from heat and let mixture cool.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, ground cloves, ground nutmeg, ground cinnamon, ground allspice, and salt. Add flour mixture to the cooled raisin mixture and blend well. Stir in the beaten eggs. Add the chopped nuts (if desired). Pour batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes.
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I love this recipe! I used to find a Spanish Bar cake at my local grocer, then, of course, no more. Their's had a frosting, and I knew it had spice in it, so when I make it, I top it with anot...

i made a half recipe as a birthday cake for my boyfriend, rounded off my spices & baked the cake in a 4"x8" loaf pan for 40 minutes because the spanish bar i grew up with was loaf (bar) shaped. ...

A great cake -- and easy to make I WAS HAPPY TO FIND THIS OLD RECIPE AGAIN