Rating: 4.5 stars 4.6
322 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 13
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 2

Very moist spicy sweet cake with chunks of tender apples and raisins.



Original recipe yields 14 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 10 inch tube pan. Cover raisins with warm water, let soak for 10 minutes and then drain. Whisk together flour, spices, and salt. Set aside.

  • Cream together butter or margarine and sugar. Mix in eggs and vanilla. Stir together soda and 1 tablespoon warm water, and mix into the sugar mixture. Stir in flour mixture, apples, and strained raisins until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  • Bake for approximately 1 hour, or until a tester comes out clean. Cool in pan. Once cool, shake pan to loosen cake. Turn onto plate, and dust with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts

357 calories; protein 4.1g; carbohydrates 53.6g; fat 14.9g; cholesterol 88mg; sodium 287.9mg. Full Nutrition