Boiled Raisin Cake I

  • Recipe By
  • Published Jun 21st
  • Ready In1h 30m
  • Servings12
  • Calories436
This cake doesn't need frosting or icing. It is easy for kids to make, and is hard to mess up.

Boiled Raisin Cake I Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Boiled Raisin Cake I for 12 servings:

  • 2 cups raisins
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Boiled Raisin Cake I Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook1h
  • Ready In1h 30m

To cook Boiled Raisin Cake I, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Boiled Raisin Cake I is about 1 hour , and you can serve your Boiled Raisin Cake I within 1 hour 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Boiled Raisin Cake I easily:

  1. 1 Boil raisins in 2 cups of water for 15 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. 2 Add vegetable oil and cold water to the raisins.
  3. 3 Mix sugar, flour, spices, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
  4. 4 Add the raisin mixture, and stir till just mixed.
  5. 5 Pour into a greased and floured 9 x 13 inch baking pan, and bake for one hour in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven. It is done if a toothpick comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 436 calories; 9.8 grams of fat; 84.6 grams of carbohydrates; 5.1 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 206 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 16th 2011

    Good, but it tasted more like a spice bread than a cake. However, given how easy it was to make and how few ingredients it required, I'd say it was a big success. I made two layers, spread a ...

  2. Nov 1st 2011

    It was pretty good - but the edges and top were really hard and dry... I can only assume I did something wrong?

  3. Feb 21st 2010

    It is a very light, butterless, eggless, milkless cake but it does need improvment. Next time I will reduce sugar (half of it would be OK) and double the spices. I will also use a bigger bak ...

  4. Jun 22nd 2006

    I was looking for something different to make my dad for fathers day. We always make him oatmeal raisin cookies and he always complains that there aren't enough raisins (even when there are ...

  5. May 30th 2004

    I was looking for something to bake without having to make a trip to the grocery store and found this recipe. I too had never boiled raisins and was a bit skeptical. However, this cake tur ...

  6. Sep 30th 2002

    thank you so much for this recipe. my grandmother used to make it, and we thought when she passed away that the recipe was gone also, that was 27 yrs ago, so you can imagine how much we miss ...

  7. May 31st 2000

    My co-worker baked it and brought to office. It tasted GREAT. I tried myself but used a smaller cake pan for thicker cake. It took a longer time to bake and turned out like rock and raisin ...

  8. May 11th 2000

    This cake was really good. It is good in the morning with coffee. I made mine in a bundt pan, and it turned out great.

  9. May 1st 2000

    Very good cake, and easy to make. I made this one night while making dinner. I was concerned that there are no eggs (thought it was a mistake), and the batter was really thick (I had to sp ...