Cinnamon raisin cake

Cinnamon raisin cake


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About this recipe: A simple and incredibly moist cake that is easy to make and packed full of flavour. A layer of raisins and cinnamon sugar is hidden inside this wonderful cake. Enjoy for afternoon tea, elevenses or for general snacking.


Makes: 1 20cm round cake

  • 4 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 110g butter, softened
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 125ml soured cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 125g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 50g raisins

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour 20cm round cake tin.
  2. In small bowl, combine dark brown soft sugar, 4 tablespoons caster sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  3. In medium bowl, cream butter and 4 tablespoons sugar until light and fluffy; beat in soured cream, vanilla and egg. In a separate bowl, mix flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt; add to creamed mixture. Blend well.
  4. Spread half of the batter in prepared tin; add raisins. Sprinkle half of the cinnamon mixture over the raisins. Spread remaining batter over top. Sprinkle remaining cinnamon mixture on top.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until skewer inserted into centre of cake comes out clean. Serve warm.

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