Italian Tea Cake


Source: Annette Heffernan, Main Library (2005)
Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 45 minutesTotal time: 1 1⁄12 hours

Ingredients

1 c
raisins
1 c
water
1 1⁄2 c
sugar
1 c
butter or margarine
2
eggs
3 c
flour
1 t
baking soda
1 c
pecans or walnuts, chopped
2 c
powdered sugar

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

In small saucepan, cook raisins in water about 20 minutes or until water is almost gone.

Cream together sugar, butter or margarine and eggs. Add flour and baking soda. Mix well, add raisins and nuts. Spread on greased cookie sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Mix powdered sugar with just enough water to make a glaze; pour on hot cake.