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Hobo Bread
Chef:  Thelma Baldock - Delphos, KS          Category:  Breads

2 cups raisins
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 tablespoons margarine
2 cups boiling water
2 eggs
2 cups sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup nuts, optional

Directions: Mix raisins, baking soda, margarine and boiling water. Let sit overnight. The next morning, mix the eggs and sugar well and add remaining ingredients. Stir well. Pour into 3 well-greased and floured 1 pound coffee cans. Bake 1 hour at 350°F. Remove from oven and let cool a few minutes. Then turn out on rack to cool.

Notes: This bread is good spread with cream cheese or just butter. It freezes well.