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