Old Fashioned Election Cake (1941)

Election cake

Submitted by Irene Rice

1 qt. flour
1/2 cake yeast
1 pt. scalded milk
1 t butter
1 egg
1 c raisins
1-1/4 c sugar
2 t cinnamon, nutmeg
½ t soda

Mix all together, as you would wheat bread, make into two loaves, raise again before baking.

To Frost as our Great Grandmothers did: Take white of one egg and put with equal quantity of molasses, stirring well and put on immediately after taking from oven. Use sugar if preferred. (From an OLD cook book)

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