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Spice Raisin Cake

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.


16 servings

Bernice Morris from Marshfield, Missouri sent in her aunt's recipe for a moist spiced dessert with plenty of raisins. It's so satisfying you won't know the sugar was replaced with sweetener. -Bernice Morris, Marshfield, Missouri


  • 1-1/2 cups raisins
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • Liquid artificial sweetener equivalent to 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, cook raisins and water until water is absorbed. Transfer to a bowl; add applesauce, oil, egg substitute, sweetener and vanilla. Combine the remaining ingredients; add to applesauce mixture and stir well. Pour into a 9-in. square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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