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Spice Cake (War Cake)

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“From the "Scandinavian and American Recipes" cookbook, which contains recipes submitted by parents and friends of the Svenskarnas Dag Girls Choir. For Christmas Cake add 1 cup shopped figs and dates, 2 tablespoons chopped citron, 1 teaspoon grated orange rind and 1/2 cup broken nut meats. By Audrey Landquist.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
16-20
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil sugar, water, shortening, raisins, spices and salt together for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Cool.
  3. Mix flour, baking soda and baking powder together and gradually stir into batter and beat well.
  4. Bake in greased cake pan in slow oven (300 or 325 degrees) for 1 hour.

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