Ww I Ration War Cake - No Eggs, Butter or Milk
Shortening (that meant
This could be called a heavy fruitcake. Boil sugar, shortening, raisins,
dates, salt and spices for 3 min. Remove from heat and let cool. When cool,
add flour and baking soda that have veen sifted together; beat well. Pour
into a greased 9x5 inch loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45 min.
This was a VERY popular recipe at the Oakland Navy yard during the era. And
what I find amusing...it is a good recipe to make for camping trips today.
There isn't much in it to spoil. You could even make this on your upcoming