Grandma's Depression Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 10-12
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Combine sugar, water, vegetable oil, raisins, and spices in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Take pan off heat and let cool for 10 minutes.
  • Dissolve baking soda and salt in 2 teaspoons of water and add to raisin mixture (it will foam).
  • Blend in the flour and baking powder. Mix well.
  • Pour the batter into a greased 9 inch square pan and bake for 55 minutes, or until a toothpick unserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let cake cool for about 10 minutes before serving.
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