Spice Cake

Amount   Measure   Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------   ------------   --------------------------------
2 1/2   cups   cake flour
1   teaspoon   baking powder
1   teaspoon   baking soda
1/4   teaspoon   salt
1   teaspoon   cinnamon
1/2   teaspoon   nutmeg
1/2   teaspoon   allspice
1/2   teaspoon   ground cloves
1   cup  low fat buttermilk
2   large   eggs
1/2   cup   unsalted butter -- softened
1/2   cup   raisins
1/2   cup   walnuts -- diced fine
1   cup   dark brown sugar -- packed
  baking spray with flour
Heat oven to 350F. Spray a 9x13 inch pan.

Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves together.

Cream butter with sugar until light and fluffy.

Add eggs one at a time and mix until combined each time.

Alternate flour and milk and beat until combined each time. Add vanilla, raisins, and nuts and mix.

Pour batter into pan

Bake about 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Let cake cool in pan for 5 minutes and then turn out onto cooling rack.

You can sprinkle sifted confectioner's sugar over cake or ice with cream cheese frosting.

NOTES : Raisins and walnuts are optional.

Makes 16 servings
Per Serving: 218 Calories; 9g Fat (36.0% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 32g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 43mg Cholesterol; 174mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1 1/2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.
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