Raisin Cake Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 2 Print This eggless loaf is very dense and moist. It originated during World War II, when eggs, milk and butter were in short supply. Raisin Cake Ingredients 1 cup packed brown sugar1 1/4 cups water1/3 cup shortening1/4 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg2 teaspoons ground cinnamon2 cups raisins2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt Instructions 1 In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, water, shortening, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and raisins. Bring to a boil, and continue boiling for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool. 2 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8×4 inch loaf pan. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. 3 In a large bowl, combine the raisin mixture with the flour mixture. Pour into prepared pan. 4 Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 55 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.