|Water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Raisins||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Flour||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||2 Teaspoon|
|Walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
In a saucepan, put the 2 cups water, raisins, sugar, butter and spices; bring to a boil.
Simmer 5 minutes; cool to room temperature.
Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a mixing bowl.
Stir in nuts; add cooled raisin mixture and mix well.
Don't beat - just mix until all flour is absorbed.
Pour into a well-greased tube pan.
Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for 45 minutes.
This is an inexpensive cake (no eggs or milk) and very easy to prepare - no mess.
It's a heavy, moist cake.