Boiled Cake6 Reviews
“This was one of my Grandma's favorite holiday cakes. It brings a look of surprise to peoples eyes when you just mention the name. Candied fruit may be substituted for Raisins and Walnuts” - by Cleo
Original recipe yields 1 - 9 x 13 inch cake
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour one 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
- Combine water, sugar, shortening, salt, cocoa, raisins, and spices in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, and continue to boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and nuts.
- Combine flour and baking soda. Stir into boiled mixture, and thoroughly mix. Pour into prepared pan, and spread evenly.
- Bake for 50 minutes, or until a tester inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool.
Amount Per Serving (18 total)
- 424 cal
- 20.3 g
- 58.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (6)Rate This Recipe
"Absolutely fantastic, however 50 min baking time was too long. I suggest checking this cake after 30 min. Very tasty and easy. Enjoy!..." See more"
"This cake was pretty good. It had a nice flavour but was a little dry. Also, the cooking time provided in the recipe was too long. I would reccomend adding some more shortening or oil to the cake to d..." See moreecrease dryness. It wasn't a huge hit with my kids, so I'd say you'd be best off serving this cake to adults with coffee or tea."
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