Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

This recipe is a tasty way to use up milk that is starting to go sour.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F
  2. Grease an 8"x8" pan.
  3. Sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda.
  4. Cream the shortening, then gradually add the brown sugar and cream until light and fluffy.
  5. Gradually add the flour, salt, and baking soda mixture.
  6. Remove 3/4 cup of the dry mixture and set aside.
  7. Combine the raisins, egg, and milk. Add to the main mixture and beat well.
  8. Pour into the pan.
  9. Drizzle the reserved 3/4 cup over the batter already in the pan.
  10. Sprinkle the cinnamon and sugar over the top of the batter.
  11. Bake for 25 minutes.
Most Helpful

Nice cake! I used buttermilk, which worked out just fine. DH really liked this a lot, so I'll be making it often. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Made for ZWT6.

Pesto lover June 30, 2010