Homemade Raisin Cake.
A delicious healthy dessert recipe made with brown sugar, cinnamon and of course raisins.
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Homemade Raisin Cake
- 1/3 cup butter or 5 1/3 tablespoons
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 cups raisins
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup water
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
Bring butter, sugar, raisins, spices, salt and water to a medium boil for 3 minutes on top of the stove.
Remove from stove and let cool.
Stir in vanilla extract.
Whisk together the flour, baking soda and baking powder in a large bowl.
Pour in cooled ingredients and mix until ingredients are all wet.
Stir in eggs and fold in nuts.
Prepare a 9×9 baking pan, by lightly oiling it or lining it with parchment paper and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 50 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
Sprinkle more raisins on top of cake.
You can add your favorite frosting or a glaze. Or just sprinkle on some powdered sugar top.