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Indian Squaw Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Sugar
  • 3/4 c Bacon grease
  • 2 c Water or milk
  • 1 c Raisins
  • 1 ts Cloves
  • 1 ts Nutmeg
  • 1 ts Allspice
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 1/2 c Flour
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1 c Nuts; chopped


Put sugar and bacon grease into a cast iron pot and heat. Stir in water or
milk, raisins, cloves, nutmeg, allspice and salt. Bring to a boil; allow to
boil 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Take pot from stove and allow to
cool. Sift together flour, baking soda and baking powder. Add this to
cooled mixture and beat thoroughly. Stir in nuts. Pour batter into buttered
baking pan. Bake @ 350 degrees for 40 minutes. This squaw cake is to be
eaten plain or sprinkled with some powdered sugar.

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