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Easy Raisin Cake

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars

"A not too sweet cake packed with raisins. Perfect with coffee or tea and a wonderful departure from the typically sweet holiday goodies."
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Ingredients

servings 150
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 10x10 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 10 x 10 inch baking pan.
  2. In a large saucepan boil the raising with the water for 10 minutes. Add the butter or margarine and let cool.
  3. In the same pan add the flour, soda, salt, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and chopped nuts (optional), mix well and pour batter into a lightly greased 10x10 inch baking pan
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Serves 8 to 12.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 150 calories; 7.2 20.8 1.9 10 129 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

The nutmeg and cinnamon combination was awesome! It smelled so good! But, my cake was a flop; it looked good on the outside but was starchy in the inside... gave the appearance of play dough.....

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The nutmeg and cinnamon combination was awesome! It smelled so good! But, my cake was a flop; it looked good on the outside but was starchy in the inside... gave the appearance of play dough.....

Very good! I used whole wheat flour and it turned out great! I will probably leave out 1/4c sugar next time, as it is sweeter than I thought- but very delicious. Thank-you!

I have tried so many recipes on this site but this is my first review coz I am truly impressed at how such an easy and simplified recipe could taste so good and still be foolproof. It turned ou...

This was delicious. I also used whole wheat flour, to make it more healthy. It tastes very much like honey cake, but without the honey.

This recipe was rather dry when I mixed it, so I added three eggs, and it has turned out very well.

This is very close to my family recipe. Try substituting buttermilk for your liquid instead of the raisin water. Also, we do frost the cake with a Caramel frosting. For the frosting, melt 1/4...

This cake is so easy and quick to make and every loved it.

i love this cake it's so moist,and very easy to make.i didn't have any nuts but it turned out nice without them. will make again thanks.

Delicious added 2 eggs used much less sugar ..it was a bit liquidity so I added a bit more flour before i put it in the baking dish.... and it turned out moist and tasty...nice flavour it is m...