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Mom's War Cake


Mom’s War Cake

1 lb raisins ½ cup lard 3 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1 tbsp baking soda 2 cups sugar

4 cups flour

Preheat oven to 325° Stew raisins for 15 minutes in 2 cups of water. Add 1 cup of cold water. Stir and drain, reserving water. Add rest of ingredients, using water from raisins to moisten.

Bake for 1 hour

This recipe comes from NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday
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