Helen's Raisins, Carrots and Apples in a Cake

Helen's Raisins, Carrots And Apples In A Cake Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


This recipe comes from my mom. Can't remember where she got it.


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    1/4 cup margarine, softened
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    1 cup sugar
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    1 t. cinnamon
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    1/4 t. nutmeg
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    1 t. vanilla
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    1 cup flour
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    1 t. baking powder
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    1 cup each peeled and grated tart green apples and carrots
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    1 cup raisins
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    1/2 cup nuts (optional)

How to Make Helen's Raisins, Carrots and Apples in a Cake


  1. Beat butter, sugar, spices and vanilla together; add sifted dry ingredients,
    tossing to blend. Mixture will be dry.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Turn
    into buttered 8" square cake pan (no need to pat down) and bake in preheat
    350 oven for 40 to 45 minutes. Drizzle glaze over warm cake (recipe
    follows). Cool in pan before cutting; cut in squares. Serve with whipped
    cream if desired. Serves 9
    Lemon Glaze:
    Blend 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1 t. lemon juice and 1 t. water.
    Source: My Mom and My Old Recipes

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About Helen's Raisins, Carrots and Apples in a Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes

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