Soured Milk Cake

Total Time
30mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
25 mins

Our milk here sours quickly and I would rather use it than throw it away. This was given to me when I was first married by my sister-in-law It's an old favourite.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar, add eggs and beat well.
  2. Add flour, cocoa, raisins and milk.
  3. Lastly add vanilla and soda dissolved in a little boiling water.
  4. Bake in moderate oven until skewer comes out clean.
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5 5

I was pleasantly surprised by this cake. It is _incredibly_ moist and yet has an almost crunchy crust to it. Elegant, indeed, Woodland Hues! Simple-tasting, but still "more-ish". My changes: 2 t. malted milk powder (Horlicks) instead of cocoa, and 3 t. baking powder added to self-raising flour (instead of baking soda). I baked mine in three bread tins -- the two tins with two inches of batter for an extra ten minutes. These latter two browned very nicely in the extra time.

5 5

This is really good, my hubby had his doubts that something made with milk that has gone bad could be good but hee was very impressed. He suggested I leave the milk out on the counter so I would have to make more. I left the recipe as-is except I hate raisins so I tried it with dried cranberrys and another time I used various dried fruit and both times it was wonderful.

5 5

This is a modest yet elegant little cake, moist, almost spicy, not quite chocolaty. I used Splenda in place of sugar, worked fine. I baked at 350F for 25 minutes, using an 8" round pan.