RAISIN CAKE

Place in a mixing bowl Three-quarters cup of sugar, One egg, Four tablespoons of shortening, Two cups of flour, Four teaspoons of baking powder, Three-quarters cup of water. Beat to thoroughly mix and then pour into well-greased and floured loaf-shaped pan. Now spread one-half package of raisins on top and gently press them with the back of the spoon until the dough covers them. Bake in a moderate oven for thirty-five minutes.