Amazin' Raisin Cake

Amazin' Raisin Cake


"This is a copy of the recipe from my Grandmothers' recipe book. It's an excellent apple spice raisin cake that has the amazing ingredient of mayonnaise!"
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1 h 5 m servings 664 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 664 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 37 g
  • 57%
  • Carbs:
  • 79.8g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 7.4 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 443 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch pans.
  2. In large bowl with mixer at low speed, beat together flour, sugar, mayonnaise, milk, eggs, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and cloves, scraping bowl frequently, for 2 minutes. Batter will be thick. Sir in the chopped apples, raisins and walnuts.
  3. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove and cool on wire racks.
  4. In a large bowl, whip the cream and confectioners' sugar until stiff peaks form. Fill and frost the cake.



to save time, I used a spice cake mix and just added the mayo, milk, apples, nuts, and raisins. Yummy!!

I've been making this cake with consistently excellent results for over 25 years. I make a homemade buttercream frosting that I frost similarly to a german chocolate cake - just between the lay...

Ran out of milk; just used water and it was still moist. I put a caramel frosting on it instead of the cream...yummy. So easy; like the "dump" cakes.

Excellent cake that's a hit with family and friends. I have a buddy who bakes cakes as a side job, and he absolutely loved it. My amendments to the recipie is replacing the milk with apple jui...

And amazin' it truly is!! I cut the recipe in half, and it made exactly 18 cupcakes, which were perfectly baked at 20 minutes. I added additional spice, per personal preference. If you like a li...

I followed the recipe exactly except for the frosting, I had a can of cream cheese frosting on hand so I used that instead and oohhh man is it delicious. Thanks for the recipe!