Raisin Nut Spice Cake Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time1 Hr 15 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Cake flour3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Beer12 Ounce (1 Can)
 Raisins5 Ounce (1 Cup)
 Butter/Margarine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Molasses1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped nuts3 Ounce (3/4 Cup)
 Glaze1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1003 Calories from Fat 301

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g51.6%

Saturated Fat 16.3 g81.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 131 mg

Sodium 546.2 mg22.8%

Total Carbohydrates 163 g54.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.9 g39.7%

Sugars 89 g

Protein 17 g33.4%

Vitamin A 15.7% Vitamin C 0.97%

Calcium 28.7% Iron 13%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven at 425°F

2) In a bowl sift dry ingredients together. Keep it aside.
3) Simmer and heat beer and raisins in a saucepan. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
4) In a bowl cream butter and sugar till fluffy.
5) Mix molasses and stir.
6) Beat in one egg at a time.
7) Drain the raisin and reserve raisins.
8) Add dry ingredients alternately in thirds with reserved beer. Beat till well blended.
9) Add raisins and nuts.
10) Place the contents into a well-greased and floured 10-inch Bundt pan or angel food cake pan.
11) Bake for 1 hour until done.
12) Let the pan stand for 10 minutes.
13) Invert and keep in cake rack.
14) Cool the mixture and cover with foil.
15) Store in airtight container.
16) Make the cake slices a day in advance.
17) Prepare the glaze adding 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar with beer or milk.

18) Spread the drizzle over cake shortly before serving.