~* Boiled Cider Spice Cake *~
1 cup raisins ~ 2 cups all-purpose flour, divided ~ 1 cup apple cider ~
1 cup brown sugar, packed ~ 1/2 cup butter ~ 1/2 tsp. salt ~
2 tsp. baking powder ~ 1 tsp. baking soda ~ 1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground ginger ~ 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
Preheat oven to 350*. Toss raisins in one tbsp flour to coat. In a large pot, combine cider, brown sugar, butter, and raisins. Bring to a boil over medium heat; remove from heat. Add flour mixture all at once to hot mixture; stir rapidly. Pour batter in to a greased Bundt pan. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until firm and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Turn cake out of pan and cool completely on rack. Once cool, place on cake plate and dust with powdered sugar. Makes 8 - 10 servings.