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Ingredients

1-1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
4 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup honey
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1-2 tablespoons hot water
1 carrot, shredded
1 yam, uncooked and shredded
1 cup raisins

Instructions

Sift the first 6 ingredients together. Beat the egg whites, sugar, honey and oil together in a large bowl. Add 1-2 tablespoons hot water, mixing well. Stir in shredded vegetables. Add dry ingredients, mixing well. Pour into greased and floured 2 pound coffee can. Place inside a crock pot. Cover with a damp paper towl. Cook partially covered on high for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.

Mary Kastor
Rock Island



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