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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Raisin Cake

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This cake recipe is perhaps the most quickest and argueably tastiest so far in my experience of baking (which is actually zilch to speak of). The ingredients are always in handy in the pantry. It was passed on to me from my aunt and she simply loves baking it every now and then. So here goes the recipe.

Pam's Non stick cooking spray
1 cup all purpose flour
4 eggs
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup sugar
1 cup oil
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 cup raisins

Beat the eggs using a hand blender, as it turns fluffy add sugar. Slowly sift in the flour and add vanilla essence along with baking powder. Finally add the oil and blend further till smooth and lumps free. Throw in the raisins in the end and mix in well with the batter.

Preheat the oven at 300 F. Spray Pam cooking spray liberally on a 9" square pan and pour the mix and bake for 1 hour.

Insert a skewer or knife to make sure its cooked through. Cool on wire rack and serve with tea or coffee.


Aisha said...

Hi Lubna,

Very easy recipe, but need to make sure you go the OIL measurment correct.

For 1 cup flour... 1 cup oil ??? that's what the recipe is calling for. Please check and let me know. That seems too much oil to me.

Aisha :)

Lubna said...

Hello Aisha,
I know it sounds absurd, but don't worry the oil just blends so well once the cake gets baked...you won't realise that it was way too much!
Let me know how it turned out.

Mona said...

What a perfectly baked cake !! I hope i get it this perfect too when i try it out..


Lubna said...

Hello Mona,
Yeah the cake is by far the easiest and yummiest. I'm sure your cake will also be perfect!
Let me know :p

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Aisha said...

Hi Lubna,

Guess what? Today I finally decided to bake your raisin cake!

You were absolutely right, 1 cup oil just blended in the cake and it is one of the easy / tasty cakes I've baked.

Meri taraf se aapki aunty ko Thanks for sharing the recipe with you & Thank you for posting it online!

My daughter is 1yr. old and she loved the cake.


I took some pix, I wish I could share them with you.

Lubna said...

Aisha: See I told you!
I'm glad you and your daughter loved the cake...its my kids' favorite too :p
Insh'Allah I'll pass your thanks to my Aunt as well.