Cakes

Moist Chocolate Chip Raisin Cake

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For lack of a better phrase and because the following one describes it perfectly...this cake is "the bomb"! It is phenomenal. I could eat the entire pan in one sitting. The raisin water flavors it to perfection. It's moist and has the perfect density...not too light and airy, but not so heavy that one bite is all you can handle. Because I promise you...you won't be able to stop at just one bite.

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1 1/2 c. raisins
2 1/4 c. water
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 c. white sugar
1 1/4 c. shortening
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. plus 2 Tbsp. sifted flour
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
Simmer raisins in water. Turn the heat off when the raisins are soft. Add baking soda to raisin water. Cream together sugar, shortening, eggs and vanilla. In a separate bowl, stir together flour,...
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Nutritions

Calories
64

Sodium
190mg
7% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
1g
2% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV

Put those overripe bananas to good use with the best recipe for Easy Banana Muffins! These simple, one-bowl, moist banana muffins are a perfect make-ahead breakfast or snack -- and they're freezer-friendly, too! Best of all, they rise high and have tall, puffy, sugar-coated domes. Add chocolate chips, nuts, or blueberries for the ultimate bakery-style treat!

3/4 c granulated sugar
1/2 c vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 1/2 c mashed banana
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t almond extract
1 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
3/4 t salt
2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
coarse sugar
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Nutritions

Calories
205

Sodium
262mg
10% DV

Fat
0.55g
0% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV