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    Has anyone ever heard of this? Does anyone know the origins or have a recipe?
    Thanks,
    Kirsten

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    I've heard of it but don't have the recipes.

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    I have a WWII recipe from my friend Mona's mother, who is now 91:


    Cream together:
    1/2 c Crisco
    1 cup sugar

    Dissolve 1/2 tsp baking soda into 1 can condensed tomato soup (This is messy- I do it in a small bowl, because it grows)

    Mix together dry ingredients:

    1 3/4 c flour
    1/2 tsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1/2 tsp cloves
    1/2 tsp nutmeg.

    Mix everything together, add in chopped nuts and or raisins as desired.

    I bake this in a well greased tube pan one hour at 350.

    It's excellent! It was designed when butter, eggs and milk were in short supply.

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    When I was about 12 or 13, my aunt made this and my mother and I have been making it ever since. It is a gingerbread type cake and delicious. Does not taste like tomatoes. I do not know the history.

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    I love these old recipes from WWII era.

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    Thanks for the recipe and the history...
    I had thought this is what this might be for, when there were rations.
    How clever!!!
    I want to make one of these and will let you all know how it turns out...
    Kirsten

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    http://tastykitchen.com/recipes/dess...eese-frosting/
    I had forgotten about this cake, but found a recipe that will work.
    Dodee

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    I see someone already came up with the recipie. This was a family favorite when I was a little girl. My mother "hid" the tomato soup can until we were hooked on it! :roll:

    She made it in a tube pan and used cream cheese frosting. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

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    this is my hubby's favorite cake in the world--his mom used to make it for him during WW2. it never cools off enough to get frosting, here--he just dives in when it's fresh out of the oven. it makes the whole house smell like heaven!

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    My mother made this in the 40's and 50's. It was wonderful. I'm going to try it with slenda for my husband who is diabetic. As a child it was one of my favorites.

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