Grandmother's Boiled Raisin Cake Recipe - Allrecipes.com

Grandmother's Boiled Raisin Cake

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"This cake is very moist, but my grandmother never added an icing. She made a cinnamon glaze."

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Original recipe makes 1 loaf pan Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees(165 degrees C). Grease a 9 x 5 inch pan. Set aside.
  2. In 3 quart saucepan, boil raisins slowly water until there is 1 cup of water left and the raisins are plump. Allow mixture to cool.
  3. Stir in sugar and egg. Mix spices with boiling water and add to raisin mixture. Add flour, soda, vanilla and last, the melted shortening. Blend well. Pour into loaf pan.
  4. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes. When cool make glaze by mixing confectioners sugar, ground cinnamon, and milk. Spread on top of cooled cake.
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Nov 11, 2002

A very moist, delicious cake. I found it extremely easy and everyone loved it!

 
Apr 30, 2014

made this delicious cake last week! very moist but had to bake it a little longer than the specified time.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 296 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 53 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 170 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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