Clove Cake Muffins

I'm told this recipe is almost 100 years old. Very moist and yummy!


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown or white sugar (or 1/2 and 1/2)
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  • 2 cups unsifted flour
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. cloves
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. baking powder


Mix shortening and sugar. Add dry ingredients alternately with sour milk. Add rainins and beaten egg. Bake at 400 degrees F about 13 minutes. Makes 18 muffins.

Servings: 18
Prep Time: 15-20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 13 Minutes

By Robin from Washington, IA


September 1, 20160 found this helpful

Interesting recipe. Sounds like a pretty tasty spice cake. I'll be sure to try it. Thanks for sharing! :)

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