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Raisin Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lois Hullermann

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup raisins boiled in 1 cup water for 2 minutes
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup margarine
1/4 cup oil
2 eggs
1 tsp soda
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cloves
2 tsp cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
Drain raisins reserving 1 cup of the juice. Separate egg whites. Beat together egg yolks, sugar, margarine & oil. Mix baking soda in the raisin juice, add to mixture. Mix flour, salt, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and baking powder. Add to mixture 1/2 at a time, beat well. Beat egg whites, Add raisins to the mixture then fold in egg whites. Bake in a 9x13 pan at 350 until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 40 minutes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was my Mother in Law's recipe, it was my husband's favorite cake along with all of our children.

(Added by Dianne, along with every farm salesman's favorite, I don't think a salesman ever turned down my Dad's invitation for a cup of coffee and cake or cookies)

 

 

 

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