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Boiled Raisin Cake I

Rated as 4.31 out of 5 Stars

"This cake doesn't need frosting or icing. It is easy for kids to make, and is hard to mess up."
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 436
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9 x 13 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Boil raisins in 2 cups of water for 15 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Add vegetable oil and cold water to the raisins.
  3. Mix sugar, flour, spices, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
  4. Add the raisin mixture, and stir till just mixed.
  5. Pour into a greased and floured 9 x 13 inch baking pan, and bake for one hour in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven. It is done if a toothpick comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 436 calories; 9.8 84.6 5.1 0 206 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This cake was really good. It is good in the morning with coffee. I made mine in a bundt pan, and it turned out great.

Most helpful critical review

My co-worker baked it and brought to office. It tasted GREAT. I tried myself but used a smaller cake pan for thicker cake. It took a longer time to bake and turned out like rock and raisins at...

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This cake was really good. It is good in the morning with coffee. I made mine in a bundt pan, and it turned out great.

My co-worker baked it and brought to office. It tasted GREAT. I tried myself but used a smaller cake pan for thicker cake. It took a longer time to bake and turned out like rock and raisins at...

I was looking for something different to make my dad for fathers day. We always make him oatmeal raisin cookies and he always complains that there aren't enough raisins (even when there are so m...

It is a very light, butterless, eggless, milkless cake but it does need improvment. Next time I will reduce sugar (half of it would be OK) and double the spices. I will also use a bigger baking ...

thank you so much for this recipe. my grandmother used to make it, and we thought when she passed away that the recipe was gone also, that was 27 yrs ago, so you can imagine how much we missed i...

Very good cake, and easy to make. I made this one night while making dinner. I was concerned that there are no eggs (thought it was a mistake), and the batter was really thick (I had to spread...

I was looking for something to bake without having to make a trip to the grocery store and found this recipe. I too had never boiled raisins and was a bit skeptical. However, this cake turned ...

Good, but it tasted more like a spice bread than a cake. However, given how easy it was to make and how few ingredients it required, I'd say it was a big success. I made two layers, spread a lay...

It was pretty good - but the edges and top were really hard and dry... I can only assume I did something wrong?