Friday, May 9, 2014

Raisin/ Gum-Drop Cake

I can't believe I don't have this one on the blog. This is my dad's favorite cake and my Mom makes it every Thanksgiving and Christmas. 

-Grandma Pulsipher

Boil the following ingredients together for 10 minutes:
            2 cups sugar
            1 cup shortening
            2 cups raisins
            2 ½ cups water
            2 tsp. cinnamon
            ½ tsp. allspice
            ½ tsp. cloves
            ½ tsp. salt

Sift together and add to first mixture:
4 cups flour
2 level teaspoons baking soda
Add :
1 ½ c. cut up fruit-flavored gumdrops
1 ½ cup broken walnuts

Bake in greased tube pan at 350° for 60-75 minutes or until toothpick comes clean.

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