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    Raisin Spice Cake

    Source of Recipe

    Maggie Dea Viken

    List of Ingredients

    • 1/2 C. shortening
    • 1 1/2 C. superfine sugar
    • 2 jumbo eggs
    • 3 C. unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
    • 1 1/2 baking soda
    • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
    • 3/4 tsp. cloves
    • 3/4 tsp. nutmeg
    • 1 1/2 C. buttermilk
    • 3/4 C. superfine sugar
    • 2 T. unsalted butter
    • 3/4 C. raisins
    • 1 T. cornstarch
    • 1 C. water


    1. Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Pour into greased 9x13 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 minutes. Top with Cooked Raisin Icing.

    2. COOKED RAISIN ICING- In a pan combine cornstarch and sugar. Add water and raisins. Bring to a boil and stir constantly. When thick remove from heat and stir in butter. Pour over cake and let cool.




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