Raisin Pound Cake


 • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter

 • 3 cups sugar

 • 5 eggs

 • 3 cups all-purpose flour

 • 1 cup raisins

 • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

 • 1 cup milk

 • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Cream butter, milk, and sugar together in a mixer. Add eggs, 1 at a time. Turn mixer to low setting and add in flour, baking powder, raisins, and vanilla extract. Turn mixer to medium setting and mix for 5 minutes. Pour batter into a greased cake pan or bundt cake pan. Bake for 1 1/2 hours. Test cake by inserting a toothpick into the center of the cake, if it comes out clean then it’s ready. Garnish with powdered sugar and serve.