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Poor Man's Cake II

Submitted by: Doreen MacKay 
This cake often appeared on the Sunday dinner table during the depression and the war years. It's been in my family for three generations. During the "olden days," many families could not afford the luxury of the traditional fruitcakes, so this recipe became the popular Christmas fruitcake of the poor. 
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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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Depression Cake I

Submitted by: Lynn-Pgh 
This was my mother's, it has sugar, but no eggs, no butter and no milk. It's from the Depression-era. 
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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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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 IV

Submitted by: Jan 
This is an old fashioned recipe from back in the wartime era when eggs milk and butter were too expensive for many households. It is moist and spicy with raisins. A perfect winter treat. 
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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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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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Pour Cake

Submitted by: Kevin Ryan 
This is an old fashioned pudding cake, with cake and pudding layers in the pan. The name is a play on words because the cake is made by basically pouring the ingredients and, also, because it is a cheap cake to to make ( Poor Cake). 
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War Cake

Submitted by: Stephanie 
War Cake uses ingredients that were available to the average household during World War II. Great served with whipped topping! 
 
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