Boiled Spice Cake (Lynn Aho’s Grandmother)
2 c. sugar 2 c. cold water
3/4 c. lard or butter or margarine
2 c. raisins (optional) 1 t. salt
2 t. cinnamon 2 t. cloves
Oven 350. Put above in large pot and heat to boiling. Let it cook for a while. Cool to lukewarm.
Add: 3 c. flour and 2 t. baking soda
and optionally some nuts. Mix well, pour into greased 9”x13” pan. Bake until done.