1 c. raisins 1 c. boiling water, OR 1 c. rum 2 c. sugar 3 eggs, beaten 1 c. vegetable oil 1 tsp. vanilla 1 (15 oz.) can pork & beans 3 c. flour 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 c. chopped nuts
Add raisins to boiling water and set aside. Mash beans with a fork in a large bowl until very smooth. Add sugar, eggs, oil & vanilla. Mix well. Sift together dry ingredients and fold in. Drain raisins and fold in with chopped nuts. Spoon batter into three greased and floured loaf pans. Bake in a 325 º oven for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
*Tip: A slice of this bread is delicious spread with cream cheese, butter or honey.