- 1/3 cup shortening 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
- 1 cup sugar ¾ teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 cup sour milk ¼ teaspoon cloves
- 2 cups flour ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon soda 1 cup raisins seeded and chopped
Cream shortening and sugar, add sour milk; add dry ingredients sifted together; beat well; add raisins, pour into a greased shallow pan, and bake half an hour in a moderate oven. Dust with confectioners’ sugar or cover with plain ICING.
Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)