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Mom’s War Cake

April 19, 2016

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