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Australian War Cake

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Good to eat with or without Butter.


Yield: 1 Cake

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 pounds mixed dried fruit
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda


Australian War Cake is a community recipe submitted by Atholjohn and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 170°C or 300°F.
  • Boil all first ingredients in the Hot Water for 5 mins. Let cool.
  • Then add this to the Flour and Baking Soda. Mix together well.
  • Put into a lined Baking form round or ins.
  • Bake 11/2 hrs. with the cake cover with Baking paper. Remove for the last 15 mins.
  • Bon Appetit.
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