WARTIME CAKE
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 1 lb raisins
 1 3/4 cup sugar
 1/2 cup lard
 3 cups cold water
 4 cups flour
 1 tbsp baking soda
 3/4 tsp salt
 1 tsp EACH cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg
 
 Boil raisins in the cold water for 15 minutes.  Add lard and sugar.
 Stir to melt lard and dissolve sugar.  Cool.  Sift dry ingredients
 together.  Fold into raisin mixture.  Pour into 2 greased loaf pans
 and bake in slow oven (325 degrees) until done, approximately 1 hour
 and 15 minutes.
 
 Banana Topping:  Slice bananas and add to egg whites.  Beat until stiff.
 A delectable substitute for whipped cream!