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Fig Raisin Cake

Author/Submitted by: Mrs. Drew Armond, Platteville, WI.
Servings: 6
Categories: Cakes / Desserts

1  cup  Figs, chopped
1  cup  Raisins
1  cup  Boiling water
1/2  cup  Shortening
1  cup  Brown sugar
2  teaspoons  Baking powder
2  teaspoons  Cinnamon
1/4  teaspoon  Salt
2    Eggs, well beaten
2  cups  Flour

Pour boiling water over raisins and figs and allow to stand while preparing other ingredients. Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs. Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Add alternately with fruit mixture to creamed sugar and shortening. Beat thoroughly. Pour into well-oiled loaf pan. Bake in moderate oven (375 F) about 40 minutes.

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