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Southern Cup Cakes

Donna Hackett


Southern Cup Cakes




1 cup hot water
1 cup raisins
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
cup solid shortening
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1⅓ cup flour
cup chopped pecans

Cooking Method

Pour hot water over raisins and soda. 


Cream shortening and sugar. 

  1. Add to raisin mixture. 

  2. Add flour and nuts. 

  3. Mix and batter is ready. 

  4. Fill well greased muffin tins with batter until two thirds full.

Bake 15 to 20 minutes in a 350 oven.

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