Raisin Cake From Paraguay Recipe

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Raisin Cake from Paraguay

Beth Renzetti

By
@elmotoo

Found at World Hearth Circle of International Cooking; adapted from Hot & Spicy Latin Dishes.


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Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
water
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 c
seedless raisins
1/2 c
pecans, chopped
1 stick
unsalted butter
1/2 c
dark brown sugar
1
eggs
2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
milk
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2Combine half cup of sugar with water and cornstarch in a saucepan. Mix well, cook over low heat until mixture thickens about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add raisins and pecans and set aside.

3Beat the butter until soft. Add remaining sugar and brown sugar. Beat until smooth. Add eggs and beat well.

4Sift together flour, cream of tartar and baking soda. Add to butter mixture, along with milk and vanilla. Beat well until smooth and batter forms.

5Spoon half of the batter into a greased 8 inch square pan. Spread raisin/pecan mixture over batter. Cover with remaining half of batter.

6Bake for 40 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Latin American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Hashtag: #South American