Eggless, Butterless Cake

#4 - Eggless, Butterless Cake
  • 1 lb raisins
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water or brewed coffee
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable shortening
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon egg-free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves

Boil raisins, sugar, water, or brewed coffee, salt and shortening together for 5 minutes. Cool and then add dry ingredients which have been sifted together 3 times. Bake in two loaf pans or 1 tube pan at 275 degrees F for one hour and 15 minutes to 1 1/2 hours.

  • Yields: 1 or 2 cakes -- Depends upon pans used.
  • Preparation Time: 2+ hours

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