Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Matrimonial Cake

Pour 3/4 cup water over the following; let stand until softened:
1-2 cups raisins or dates
1/3 cup sugar

Mix the following ingredients together until crumbly:
1 1/4 cups flour
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup brown sugar
1 cube or (1/2 cup) butter
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon soda
1 cup coconut
1/2 cup walnuts (optional)

Place 1/2 of crumb mixture in bottom of 9x13-inch pan. Top with raisin or date mixture, reserving a little of the liquid. Cover with rest of crumb mixture and sprinkle with the remaining liquid. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

(Source: "Basic Food Storage Cookbook", South Jordan Utah River Stake, 2003, pg. 61)

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