|EVERY FEW MINUTES|
|OLD FASHIONED "COFFEE" CAKE|
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 cup raisins or dried cranberries
1/2 cup shortening
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves (i use pumpkin pie spice myself)
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 1/2 cups perked coffee
1 tsp. baking soda
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 to 3/4 cup applesauce (optional)
In a medium saucepan add sugar, dried fruit, shortening, cinnamon, cloves (or allspice), walnuts and coffee - bring to boil, put on low for about 10 minutes; let cool. When cool enough, add baking soda, salt, flour, baking powder and applesauce.
Mix well. Bake on top rack of oven in a hot 325°F degree oven for about 30 minutes.
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