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This recipe for Amazing Raisin Cake, by Debbie Bowman, is from The Vanhoy Family Cookbook ,
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3 c. unsifted flour 2 c. sugar 1 c. mayonnaise 1/3 c. milk 2 eggs 2 t. baking soda 1 1/2 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. nutmeg 1/2 t. salt 1/4 t. cloves 3 c. chopped apples 1 c. seedless rasins Icing: 1 lb. powdered sugar 2 t. vanilla 1 stick butter 8 oz. cream cheese
Grease and flour 2 (9") round cake pans. In a large bowl with mixer at low speed, beat first 10 ingredients 2 min. scraping bowl frequently. Stir in apples and raisins. Spoon batter into pans and bake @ 350º for 45 minutes. For icing: Mix all ingredients at room temperature until creamy and smooth. Spread on the layers when cooled.
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