Grab Family Raisin Cake

3/4 c. shortening
2 c. sugar
4 c. flour
1 T  baking soda
1 T. cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cloves
2 c. raisins

cream cheese frosting


Blend shortening and sugar and then add spices and flour.
Simmer raisins for 15 min in 2 1/4 c. water; then add 1 c. cold water. Mix them with the dry ingredients and shortening. Bake in a greased 9×13 pan @ 350 for 1 hour.

Ice with cream cheese frosting