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Hobo Bread



  • 1 1/2 cups raisins
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Combine raisins and baking soda in bowl. Pour 1 cup boiling water over raisins; cool.
  2. Add remaining ingredients; mix well.
  3. Pour batter into 3 greased number 303 tin cans.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 to 60 minutes.

Good with baked beans. Freezes well.

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