Amazin' Raisin Cake 1974

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Marcia McCance

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@mmccance

I used to make this wonderful spicy apple cake in the 70's but I had lost the recipe. For years I tried to remember the name of it and today is the day -- it was called "AMAZIN' RAISIN CAKE!

I found it in three places on the net and the recipe was exactly the same in each one so this has got to be it.

I remember the lovely chunks of apple in it and as I made it over and over I would add other ingredients such as shredded carrots, chunks of pineapple, bits of coconut, whatever, and it only got better. I will post the basic recipe and you can add to it as you like!

Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • SIFT TOGETHER

  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • BEAT TOGETHER:

  • 2
    whole eggs
  • 1/3 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    hellmann's ® or best foods ® real mayonnaise
  • COMBINE WET AND DRY, MIX WELL, THEN ADD:

  • 3 c
    peeled chopped apples (granny smith are excellent but any will do)
  • 1 c
    raisins
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts or pecans

How to Make Amazin' Raisin Cake 1974

Step-by-Step

  1. Spoon the thick batter into a 9x12-inch greased & floured pan.
  2. Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes.
  3. Cool. Cut into squares & serve.
  4. Cake can be frosted with cream cheese icing, or served with whipped cream, but I think it tastes great just as it is -- the apples inside sweeten it up very nicely!!-- up to you.

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About Amazin' Raisin Cake 1974

Course/Dish: Cakes Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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