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Depression Cake

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Ingredients
  Raisins 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine the raisins and water in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
Simmer, uncovered, until 2 cups of water remain.
Cream the shortening and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
Sift the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt over the shortening mixture.
Add the raisin mixture and mix well.
Spoon into a greased 9x13 inch cake pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until cake tests done.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4975 Calories from Fat 539

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g94.7%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g82.1%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4728.3 mg197%

Total Carbohydrates 1079 g359.8%

Dietary Fiber 34.2 g136.8%

Sugars 617.1 g

Protein 64 g127.4%

Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C 14.9%

Calcium 37.9% Iron 173.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Depression Cake Recipe