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Grandma Adams' War cake

Cook Time 50 mins
Course Dessert

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp lard
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp cloves
  • 1 cup water (or 1 ½ cups sour milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp allspice
  • nuts to suit

Instructions
 

  • Mix all ingredients together. Mixture will be thin.
  • Bake in a glass pan at 325 degrees (F) for 50 minutes or