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Whiskey Raisin Cake

Ingredients:

1

Cup

Raisins

1

Cup

Code water

Cup

Sugar

Cup

Butter

1

 

Egg

1-1/2

Cup

All-purpose flour

1

Tsp

baking powder

Tsp

Salt

1.2

Tsp

Ground cinnamon

Tsp

Allspice

Cup

Walnuts, chopped

3

Tbl

Whiskey

 

 

 

Cup

Butter

2

Cup

Confectioners sugar

Tsp

Vanilla

1

Tbl

whiskey

Directions:

In a saucepan cook the raisins in water 1 cup of water for 10 minutes. Drain the raisins, reserving cup of water.

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and lightly flour two 8 round cake pans.

In a large bowl, cream the sugar and butter until light and fluffy with an electric mixer on medium. Beat in the egg. In a small bowl sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and allspice. Add to the creamed mixture alternately with the reserved raisin water. Stir in raisins and walnuts. Add the whiskey. Pour the batter into prepared pans and bake for 25 minutes or until pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool the layers

In a small bowl, combine cup of butter, the confectioners sugar and vanilla. Add the whiskey a little at a time.

Place the first layer, top side down on a serving dish, frost with 1/3 of frosting. Place other layer top side up and use the frosting to coat the sides and top.

 

Yields

8 servings

 

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