Boiled Cake ( Poor Man's Fruitcake)

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

From Mr. Donlin at Madison Middle School.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil sugar, shortening, raisins, salt, and water (do not boil dates). Add dry ingredients, dates and walnuts to the boiled mixture. Bake at 325* in (2) 8"x8"x2" pans or in (1) 13"x9"x2" pan for 60-75 minutes. Allow to cool and divide into 4 "loaves". Wrap well and store. Serve sliced and plain or with hard sauce. This cake will stay moist for many months, but keeps best when moistened with rum or brandy.