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Honey Raisin Pound Cake

April 23, 2017

Honey Raisin Pound Cake 

1 ½ cups seedless raisins
¾ cup shortening
¾ cup honey
3 eggs, well beaten
2 ½ tsp Double action Baking powder
¼ tsp salt
2 ¼ cups sifted all purpose flour
¾ tsp vanilla extract
¾ tsp lemon extract
Powdered sugar, optional

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Grease and lightly flour 9x5x3 cake pan.

Soak raisins in hot water for 5 minutes; drain, dry on paper towel, cut or chop finely.

Work shortening with a spoon until fluffy and creamy; gradually add honey, while continuing to work with a spoon. Add beaten eggs, and blend. Sift together dry ingredients; add to mixture; beat with a spoon until smooth. Add extracts, raisins and stir to blend. Pour into prepared cake pan.

Bake for 2 hours or until done.

Dust with powdered sugar, optional; slice and serve.

Shared by Granny’s Favorite Recipes


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