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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Combine 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.
3
Beat the butter until soft. Add remaining sugar and brown sugar. Beat until smooth. Add eggs and beat well.
4
Sift together flour, cream of tartar and baking soda. Add to butter mixture, along with milk and vanilla. Beat well until smooth and batter forms.
5
Spoon half of the batter into a greased 8 inch square pan. Spread raisin/pecan mixture over batter. Cover with remaining half of batter.
6
Bake 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