Ginger Cake with Raisin Sauce

Recipe by smoke alarm jr
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • For the cake: Mix the first 5 dry ingredients together and set aside.
  • Beat Crisco and sugar until well blended.
  • Add molasses and beat well.
  • Add eggs one at a time beating well between each one.
  • Add half of flour mixture and mix well.
  • Add 1/3 cup of boiling water and mix well.
  • Add the rest of the dry and mix well.
  • Add rest of boiling water and mix well.
  • Pour cake batter in a greased 8X8 baking pan and cook for 35-40 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
  • For the sauce: Add the warm water and raisins in small saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove pan from heat.
  • In a larger saucepan add the brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and vinegar and stir well.
  • Add the hot raisin mixture and stir well cooking over medium heat for 2-3 minutes as mixture thickens.
  • Remove from heat and stir in butter.
  • Pour over the cut squares of cake.