Yum Yum Boiled Cake from World War I

Retro cake.

Yum Yum Boiled Cake from World War 1


2 cups sugar (white and brown mixed)
2 cups hot water
2 tablespoons shortening
1 lb. muscat raisins- seeded or substitute regular raisins
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves

3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda

Mix first 8 ingredients in a pan. Bring to boil, and boil 5 minutes while stirring.
When thoroughly cooked, add flour and baking soda.
Pour into bundt pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

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