Place raisins in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer, simmer for about 20 minutes. Drain raisins and reserve the water they where boiled in. Measure out two cups of the water and dissolve two teaspoons of baking soda in the water. . .
This will make a very large cake. It is a very moist cake and will need no frosting.