Visit http://netnebraska.org/recipebox to submit your recipe and family story. MRS. MCK'S RAISIN CAKE INGREDIENTS: 1 box of Raisins 3 cups Water 2 cups White Sugar 1/2 cup shortening (Crisco) 1 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon Soda 1 teaspoon Cinnamon 1 teaspoon Nutmeg 1 teaspoon Clove 1 teaspoon Allspice 4 cups flour 1 cup nuts (optional) INSTRUCTIONS: Cook raisins in the 2 cups of water until nearly dry. Mix sugar and shortening together, then add salt, soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and allspice. Add in raisins and 1 cup cold water. Lastly add in the 4 cups of flour, and then nuts if used. Scoop into an angel food style pan and bake at 350 degrees for 1+ hours. (Usually takes about 1 hour to cook.)
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