Boiled Raisin Cake I Recipe

  • 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
  1. Boil raisins in 2 cups of water for 15 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Add vegetable oil and cold water to the raisins.
  3. Mix sugar, flour, spices, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
  4. Add the raisin mixture, and stir till just mixed.
  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.