War Cake

65 mins (prep 20, cooking 45)
13 ingredients
2 servings
This is a recipe my mother gave me. It was typical of the types of cakes baked during the war when shortages and rationing was in effect. It is moist and delicious. Mother always made it at Christmas time and we thought it was a real treat. Posted in response to a request.

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Serving Size (660.62 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 1870.67 Calories from Fat 46.44
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.16g 15.88%
Saturated Fat 0.92g 9.18%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1251.53mg 104.29%
Total Carbohydrate 457.12g 304.74%
Dietary Fiber 24.39 g 195.11%
Sugars 300.42 g %
Protein 27.76g 111.05%
Vitamin A 20.32IU% Vitamin C 2.78mg%
Calcium 469.14mg% Iron 10.76mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
vegetable shortening, ground cloves, chopped walnuts