This is an easy to make, really moist and yummy spice cake. It would be perfect with a hot cup of tea on a cool autumn or winter day.
1 cup raisins or dried cranberries
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup applesauce or apple butter
Grease and sugar a 9-inch square pan.
Dissolve baking soda into applesauce or apple butter.
Combine flour, salt, spices and raisins in a small bowl.
Cream butter and sugars. Mix applesauce or butter into creamed mixture.
Add flour mixture and mix until smooth.
Pour into pan and bake at 350 for 40-50 minutes or until toothpick into center comes out clean.