Czech Raisin Spice Cake With Caramel Frosting

Old Czech cake recipe. I need to get the water level right. When I made this it was too moist, probably because the raisins in the old days were drier. The icing sets up as it cools; it is very liquid when warm and gets firmer when cold.

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50mins
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ingredients

directions

  • Boil raisins in water for10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; add shortening and lemon juice.
  • Cool.
  • Sift salt, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, flour, and baking soda.
  • Add to raisin mixture; beat well.
  • Add egg; beat again; add walnuts.
  • Pour into a greased cake pan.
  • Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 35 minutes until done.
  • FROSTING:

  • For frosting, melt butter and brown sugar.
  • Cook over low heat for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add milk and continue stirring until mixture mixture comes to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and cool.
  • Add powdered sugar until right spreading consistancy.
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"Old Czech cake recipe. I need to get the water level right. When I made this it was too moist, probably because the raisins in the old days were drier. The icing sets up as it cools; it is very liquid when warm and gets firmer when cold."
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  1. Dienia B.
    Old Czech cake recipe. I need to get the water level right. When I made this it was too moist, probably because the raisins in the old days were drier. The icing sets up as it cools; it is very liquid when warm and gets firmer when cold.
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