Depression Cake I

Depression Cake I

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"This was my mother's, it has sugar, but no eggs, no butter and no milk. It's from the Depression-era."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 234 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 8.8 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.4g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a saucepan combine the shortening, water, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves and sugar. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove form heat and let stand until cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9x13 inch baking pan.
  3. Stir the flour and baking soda into the cooled raisin mixture and mix until just combined. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes.
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I was looking for a cake that I could make w/o eggs. I tried this cake and it was very simple AND moist. The only change I made was that I din't have lard and I used oil instead. It did take tim...

This turned out great the first and third time. Delicious and moist. The second time I didn't wait for the mixture to cool and put too much flour - so becareful not to do this. Works well with o...

Great recipe! My little brother, (who is allergic to all dairy, eggs, etc.) has never had a cake before due to his severe food allergies. When I came upon this recipe, I was ecstatic to actual...