Boiled Spice Cake/ Eggless Spice cake

Here raisins are boiled along with spices, butter and sugar to make a moist boiled cake.


 All purpose flour- 2 cups
Sugar – 1 cup
Butter – 1/2 cup 1 stick
Raisins – 1 cup
Dates, chopped – 1 cup
Cahewnut and almond, chopped – 1 cup
Ground allspice- 1 tsp
Ground cinnamon- 1 tsp
Ground cloves – 1/2 tsp
Water – 2 cups
Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
Baking powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt- 1/2 tsp


Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease a 9 x 5 inch pan.

In a medium saucepan, combine raisins, butter, sugar, spices and water. Bring mixture to a boil. Allow to cool. Now add chopped nuts to this and stir. Keep this aside.

Mix together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt and mix into the set aside mixture. Bake for 1 hour or until just firm. Spice cake is best when moist.

18 thoughts on “Boiled Spice Cake/ Eggless Spice cake”

  1. A cake with an explosion of spicy flavors ! Enjoyed with black/maroon colored tea this must be yummy.
    Good post;have a beautiful week ahead. Btw, the photos are good.

  2. Wow !! spicy cake looks delicious. Never baked one.
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  3. Allspice is a berry. In this recipe i have used powdered allspice. If u cant find allspice in grocery,
    As a substitution for 1 teaspoon of allspice, you can use 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves, and a pinch of ground nutmeg.

  4. Boiled spice cake looks delicious, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning, tweeting and featuring on this week's hop.


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