October 5th – Addendum: Aunt Grace’s Spice Cake Recipe

(Aunt Grace’s )Spice Cake 

1 cup margarine, softened

2 ¼ cups sugar

5 eggs

1 cup sour milk (1 tbsp. lemon juice or vinegar added to milk)

3 cups flour

1 tbsp. cloves

1 tbsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. baking soda

1 cup raisins

Preheat oven 350 °F. Cream margarine and sugar.  Add eggs, beating well. Combine flour, spices, baking powder and soda. Add to creamed mixture, alternating with milk. Stir in raisins. Pour into a greased bundt pan and bake for 1 hour.

[Thanks to Liz Vanderwoude for this delightful recipe – it rates right up there with Elaine Serena’s recipe for muffins (check earlier blogs).]

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