Apple Spice Cake

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Very moist spicy sweet cake with chunks of tender apples and raisins.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 apples – peeled, cored and chopped
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar for dusting

Directions

  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 10 inch tube pan. Cover raisins with warm water, let soak for 10 minutes and then drain. Whisk together flour, spices, and salt. Set aside.
  • Step 2
    Cream together butter or margarine and sugar. Mix in eggs and vanilla. Stir together soda and 1 tablespoon warm water, and mix into the sugar mixture. Stir in flour mixture, apples, and strained raisins until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Step 3
    Bake for approximately 1 hour, or until a tester comes out clean. Cool in pan. Once cool, shake pan to loosen cake. Turn onto plate, and dust with confectioners’ sugar.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 356.6
% Daily Value *
Protein: 8 %
Carbohydrates: 17 %
Dietary Fiber: 6 %
Sugars: 
Fat: 23 %
Saturated Fat: 44 %
Cholesterol: 29 %
Vitamin A Iu: 10 %
Niacin Equivalents: 15 %
Vitamin B6: 3 %
Vitamin C: 3 %
Folate: 10 %
Calcium: 2 %
Iron: 7 %
Magnesium: 4 %
Potassium: 3 %
Sodium: 12 %
Thiamin: 17 %

See also  Banana Muffins
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