Palestinian Fasting Cake

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 9
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In saucepan, combine sugar, water, shortening, dates or raisins, nutmeg, cinnamon and ground cloves.
  • Boil together for 3 minutes. Let cool.
  • Dissolve the baking soda and salt in a cup in 2 teaspoons water. Add the salt/soda to the fruit mixture.
  • Combine and gradually add flour and baking powder.
  • Pour into a greased 9-inch square pan and bake at 325° for 50 minutes.
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