Irish Raisin Cake


Yield:
1 cake
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups of buttermilk
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 5 cups of flour
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 (16-ounce box) of brown raisins
  • 1 (16-ounce) box of golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup whiskey, optional
Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees and grease a Dutch Oven. Cream sugar and butter in large bowl. Add in eggs one at a time. Add seasonings. Mix baking soda into the buttermilk. Alternate adding flour, buttermilk and raisins into mix. Bake for 2 1/2 to 3 hours in covered Dutch Oven. Cake is finished when knife inserted into middle comes out clean.

Optional- pour 1/2 cup of whiskey over cake immediately after removing from oven. Cake is best when cut after a few days.

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