- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 3 eggs
- 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon allspice
- 1/2 teaspoon cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1-1/3 cups buttermilk
- 1 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins, chopped
- 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 4 cups powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
oven to 350º F.
and flour two 8-inch round cake pans.
shortening, sugar, brown sugar and eggs; beat until light and fluffy.
flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, nutmeg and salt; blend into shortening mixture alternately with buttermilk.
batter into greased and floured pans. BAKE
for 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
from pans and cool on wire racks.
all frosting ingredients; blend until smooth. FILL
and frost cake.
Make 12 servings.