*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        RAISIN CAKE FROM THE PANTRY
 
 Recipe By     : COOKING MONDAY TO FRIDAY SHOW #MF6753 
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      cup           dried raisins
    1      cup           light or dark brown sugar -- (packed)
    1      cup           water or milk
      1/2  cup           vegetable shortening or butter
    1      teaspoon      ground cinnamon and ginger
    2      cups          sifted flour -- resifted with 1
                         teaspoon baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon
                         salt
    1      cup           walnuts -- chopped
 
 Combine the raisins with sugar, water, shortening and spices and simmer for a m
 inute. Cool to
 room temperature. 
 
 Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Lightly grease a 9inch square baking pan. Comb
 ine cooled raisin
 mixture with flour and nuts. Transfer to baking pan and bake 1 hour or until a 
 toothpick when
 inserted in the center comes out dry. Cool in pan and cut into squares. 
 
 Yield: 12 16 squares 
 
 
 
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