Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

Moist and tasty spice cake. Reminds me of the ones A&P grocery stores made when I was a child :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix first 8 ingredients together in an electric mixer; mix well.
  2. Add next 3 ingredients.
  3. Raisins should be added last.
  4. Bake at 350°F in 9x13 inch pan for 30-35 minutes; tube pan 40-45 minutes.
  5. Cool thoroughly and frost if desired.
  6. For Frosting:Combine frosting ingredients in bowl.
  7. Beat well, adding more milk or confectioners' sugar to make it smooth and easy to spread.


Most Helpful

Delicious! Perfect. The cake is quite enough on its own and can easily do without the icing, it's that rich and moist. I'll be making this Spanish Bar often just to have it available for unexpected guests. On special occasions I'll make the icing which is just too delicious.

Giovanni Duca July 11, 2003

Well I must be a dummy. I'm certainly no baker but there's no directions AFTER u add the raisins??? Just add the raisins n bake,.. Don't u have to stir or beat it again? N for how long? I used my own judgement and beat it about 1-1/2 mins. It's in the oven n I'm praying! Will report back. puzzler

bigneet293 August 14, 2016

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