This section is from the book "A New Book Of Cookery", by Fannie Merritt Farmer. See also: How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food.
1 cup butter.
2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs.
2 cups bread sponge 2 teaspoons cinnamon.
1 teaspoon cloves.
2 teaspoons soda.
1 teaspoon salt.
2 cups raisins 1 cup flour.
Cream butter and add gradually, while beating constantly, sugar; then add eggs, well beaten, bread sponge, spices, soda and salt (mixed and sifted) and raisins, seeded and cut in quarters and mixed with flour. Turn into two buttered and floured oblong pans, cover and let rise three hours and bake in a moderate oven one hour. Remove from pan and cover top with Portsmouth Frosting (see p. 347).
Raised Loaf Cake. -- Page 333.
Mix one tablespoon, each, butter, sugar and salt; add one yeast cake, dissolved in one cup lukewarm water and two and one-half cups flour. Cover and let rise until mixture is light.