Brown Sugar Cake

This is a rich and spicy cake.

Brown Sugar Cake


  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 eggs


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.


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