This is a copy of the recipe from my Grandmothers’ recipe book. It’s an excellent apple spice raisin cake that has the amazing ingredient of mayonnaise!
Amazin’ Raisin Cake
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1/3 cup milk
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 3 cups apple – peeled, cored, and chopped
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch pans.
2 In large bowl with mixer at low speed, beat together flour, sugar, mayonnaise, milk, eggs, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and cloves, scraping bowl frequently, for 2 minutes. Batter will be thick. Sir in the chopped apples, raisins and walnuts.
3 Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove and cool on wire racks.
4 In a large bowl, whip the cream and confectioners’ sugar until stiff peaks form. Fill and frost the cake.