Costa Rican Raisin Cake

Recipe by Mercy
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 9
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix cornstarch and coffee in saucepan until smooth.
  • Add 1/2 cup sugar and cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
  • Add raisins and nuts and set aside while preparing batter.
  • Beat butter until soft and fluffy.
  • Add brown sugar and remaining white sugar and continue beating until thick and light in color.
  • Add cream of tartar and baking soda together and add alternately with milk.
  • Add vanilla and mix well.
  • Pour 1/2 the batter into a buttered 8-inch square pan.
  • Spread with raisin mixture and cover with remaining batter.
  • Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 40 minutes or until knife comes out clean.
  • Cool and turn out of pan and cut into nine squares.
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