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Depression Cake II

Submitted by: Gigi 
A surprisingly good cake that has no eggs, milk, or butter in it. My grandmother was quite proud of it. 
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Depression Cake III

Submitted by: Wayne 
A cake handed down from my Great Grandmother when they didn't have much to use in their mixes. Prepare to enjoy the most wonderful thing you ever laid a lip on. 
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Poor Mans Cake III

Submitted by: Mary Ann Benzon 
This recipe if from the l930's. My Grandmother gave it to my Mother and she gave it to me. Now I am a grandmother and passed it down to my kids. It's really good. You don't have to dirty your mixer for this one, just a big bowl. 
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Two Bowl Cake

Submitted by: Lenna Roe 
I don't remember when I got this recipe, but it has been a favorite for years. It's quick, easy and makes a moist cake that keeps well. 
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Boiled Cake

Submitted by: Cleo 
This was one of my Grandma's favorite holiday cakes. It brings a look of surprise to peoples eyes when you just mention the name. Candied fruit may be substituted for Raisins and Walnuts 
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Eggless, Milkless, Butterless Cake III

Submitted by: Bernadette Beaupre 
This cake comes in handy when all you have left in the cupboard is the tin soups just before shopping day. It really was a treat served warm when we came in from the cold. And it was c-o-l-l-l-d-d-d, North of 53'. Sprinkle brown sugar or dust confectioner's sugar over the top. 
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Poor Man's Cake I

Submitted by: Betty 
In about 1968, we moved next door to a family with seven little boys. Their mother gave me this recipe. It is really delicious. You can frost it, or just eat it like it is. 
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Raisin Cake

Submitted by: Terry 
This eggless loaf is very dense and moist. It originated during World War II, when eggs, milk and butter were in short supply. 
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Eggless, Milkless, Butterless Cake II

Submitted by: Carol 
This cake is for those of you who have allergies. When my kids were small they developed an allergy against all dairy products, and then gradually outgrew them. 
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Eggless Milkless Butterless Cake

Submitted by: Kathy Thurston 
This is a spice type cake. It is from the depression era or war time rationing. 
 
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