This is another recipe from Grandma Sharon, transcribed by my mother in the mid-nineties.
Preheat oven to 350.
Ready in 1 hour, 10 minutes.
Serves 8 (or more!)
- 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 egg, slightly beaten (or egg substitute, if vegan)
- 2 cups milk, scalded, or 2 cups soymilk, warmed
- 2-3 pieces of irish soda bread, torn into cubes
- 1/2 cup raisins, or other fruit (optional)
- Optional: Irish Cream Liquid Coffee Creamer, to taste.
- Combine first 6 ingredients.
- Add scalded milk slowly, stirring all the while.
- Add bread cubes and fruit. Mix thouroughly.
- Pour mixture into well greased 8x12x2 baking dish.
- Set baking dish in pan of warm water, and bake at 350 for an hour, until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Cool, serve, and enjoy!
(Goes great with whipped cream!)
This cake is courtesy of Grandma Twilla; my great, great grandmother.
The recipe was transcribed for my mother, sometime in the late eighties/early nineties.
Total time: about 1 hour 5 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In an ungreased 9×13 cake pan or baking dish, mix
- 2 cups flour
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 can pie filling (any flavor) (Side note – Apple is probably best.)
- If you like, you can add a little bit of cocoa powder and chocolate chips for extra yum!
- 1/2 cup of nuts (walnuts or pecans are very good here.)
- 1/2 cup raisins, if desired.
- Bake 1 hour at 350.
- No frosting necessary! Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.
If you make this, I’d love to know how it turns out!