Raisin Pound Cake Recipe

Jessica Published April 16, 2020

This cake is a must for any raisin lovers. It’s a fantastic sweet pound cake with raisins and a light vanilla glaze frosting on top.

How To Make Raisin Pound Cake

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  • 1 lb butter softened
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 1 dollop vanilla icing


  • Start by preheating the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Afterward, grease and flour a 10 inch loaf pan.
  • Cream the butter in a large bowl and gradually add sugar.
  • Then, beat the mixture with an electric mixer on medium strength until light and fluffy.
  • At this point, start adding eggs one at a time to the mixer, beating them after each addition.
  • Start to slowly add flour alternately with milk and make sure to mix the flour well after each addition.
  • Then, add in the almond and vanilla extracts and continue mixing.
  • Afterward, add in the raisins and blend well.
  • Now pour the batter into a loaf pan and bake for 1 hour and 40 minutes, or at least until the center is finished.
  • Once the batter is done baking, make sure to cool it for a few minutes.
  • Remove the cake from its pan and set it on a cake plate.
  • Lastly, ice the cake lightly with vanilla icing and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 3589kcal | Carbohydrates: 842g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 675mg | Sodium: 424mg | Potassium: 2877mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 610g | Vitamin A: 1247IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 387mg | Iron: 11mg


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