Moist and full of flavor, this cake keeps very well. Bake it in an attractive tube-type mold or a 6-cup ring mold.for all
Time to prepare: 20 minutes
| 1/2 cup margarine, room temperature
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup dark raisins
4 slices canned pineapple
1/2 cup juice drained from pine-apple
1/2 cup sugar
| Cream butter and sugar until light. Add eggs and beat until fluffy
Stir together flour, baking poweder, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with the milk. Mix until batter is smooth.
Stir in the raisins.
Cut pineapple into 1/2-inch pieces and add to the batter.
Turn into a well-buttered and floured 6-cup fancy cake or ring mold.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes or until cake tests done in the center.
Meanwhile, heat juice from pineapple and sugar to boiling.
Remove cake from oven and immediately pour pineapple syrup over. Allow to stand 5 minutes; then turn out onto cooling rack
|This cake is a good choice if you want to bake a cake a day ahead. It actually improves with 24 hours of standing.|