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  • Writer's pictureSheila Brant

Maple Spice Cake

Updated: Apr 6, 2021

This dessert don't have a lot of flair but packs the flavor in with pure Brantview Farms Maple syrup, sugar, spices and raisins. Maple Spice Cake balances sweet, pure maple with nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon and clove, flavoring juicy raisins for a comforting, scrumptious cake. It makes the house warm and smells amazing.



1/2 cup shortening

2 eggs

2 1/4 cup flour

1/2 cup sour milk

1 cup chopped raisins

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp cloves

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp ginger

1/4 tsp cinnamon

A round bundt pan cake with dark lumps of raisins sits whole atop a white plate with blue and green flower print.
Maple Spice Cake baked in bundt pan instead of bread pan!


Cook raisins in 16-20 oz. water on stove top until raisins are soft and most of water is absorbed. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift flour and combine with salt and spices. In separate bowl cream shortening and maple sugar. Add eggs one at a time and cream well. Add dry ingredients alternating with sour milk and maple syrup. Stir in raisins with last of dry ingredients (flour and spice mixture). Bake in a greased loaf or bundt pan for 60 minutes or until well done and toothpick inserted comes clean. Recipe from Northwestern PA Maple Syrup Producers Association, 1991

A slice of light brown cake with dark raisins sits on a white plate ready to eat.
A slice of warm Maple Spice Cake made with pure maple syrup and pure maple sugar!

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