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       Title: Spice Beer Cake
  Categories: Cakes, Beverages
       Yield: 12 servings
       3 c  Flour                               2 c  Brown sugar, packed
       2 ts Baking soda                         2    Eggs, beaten
     1/2 ts Salt                                1 c  Shortening
       1 ts Cinnamon                            1 c  Raisins or chopped dates
     1/2 ts Allspice                            1 c  Chopped pecans/walnuts
     1/2 ts Cloves                              2 c  Beer
   Sift together dry ingredients. Cream together shortening and sugar;add
   eggs. Mix fruit and nuts with 2 tablespoons of the flour mixture. Add flour
   mixture alternately with beer. Stir in fruit and nuts. Pour into a greased
   and floured 10-in tube pan and bake at 350F for 1 hour, or until cake tests
   done. Or pour into a greased and floured 9x13 in pan and bake at 350 for 45
   minutes to 1 hour or until cake tests done.