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Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a recipe that my mother always made to include in our school lunches. It makes a huge cake and is very nice and moist. Mom sometimes called it War Cake.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, mix together margarine, brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves, salt, raisins and water.
  2. Bring to a boil and boil gently for 5 minutes.
  3. Let cool to room temperature.
  4. To this cooled mixture, add flour, soda. Mix well.
  5. Place in a tube pan and bake at 350oF for 1 hour or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Alternatively place in individual loaf pans and reduce cooking time accordingly.