This is a rich and spicy cake.
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch round cake pans.
2 Cream the brown sugar and the butter. Add the eggs, and mix well.
3 Mix the baking soda and the sour cream, and add this to the creamed mixture.
4 Sift the flour with the baking powder and spices. Add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture and stir in the raisins. Pour batter into three 9 inch round greased and floured cake pans.
5 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 minutes or until cakes tests done.