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Sunday Supper Suggestion, Raisin Walnut Snack Cake

Welcome to Our Sunday Café, we are pleased you stopped by for a visit. Celebrate the family with your own Sunday Supper, one of our favorite ways to bring the family together! We offer the following suggestions, and hope that you enjoy them as much as we do!

There are no rules for what is appropriate to serve for Sunday Dinner, it can be as fancy as you like or as frugal as you need! What makes Sunday Dinner special is who you get to dine with...


For this week's Sunday Dinner, I would like to suggest the following...

This snack cake is perfect as is, seriously! Dense but not heavy, a nice balance of spice in the applesauce batter, those raisins bathed in a little whiskey bath don't hurt either! From there we can talk about the toasted walnuts, yep this is a good cake! Perfect for your Sunday Supper.

Bourbon soaked raisins and walnuts in a delicious snack cake, Raisin Walnut Snack Cake.
Raisin Walnut Snack Cake. 

Raisin and Walnut Snack Cake
adapted from:  Vintage Kitchen
Makes a 9X13 cake

1 - 2 T whiskey or Bourbon
enough water to measure 1/3 c
2 c raisins


Measure whiskey into the bottom of a 1/3 c measure, add water until full. Pour into a medium saucepan, add raisin. Bring to a boil, stir well. Cover pan, turn off the heat and let raisin sit on the warm burner until cool to the touch.  When ready...


2 c flour OR 1 c all-purpose flour and 1 c whole wheat flour
1 T cornstarch
2 t baking soda
1 t cinnamon
a few grating of fresh nutmeg or 1/8 t ground
1/2 t salt
1 T cocoa

Whisk together all dry ingredients. Set aside.

1/2 c soft butter
1 c sugar OR 1/2 c sugar and 1/2 c brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 c applesauce

2 c walnuts, toasted and chopped coarsely.


Beat butter until creamy, beat in sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add dry ingredients to the bowl, mix in 1 c of the applesauce. Add remaining applesauce and the raisins (including any leftover liquid), mixing well. By hand stir in the walnuts. Pour into prepared pan. Bake  40-50 minutes or until done in your oven.

Raisin Walnut Snack Cake, ready for the oven.

If desired, sift powdered sugar over the top.

Have a wonderful dinner!

You may also like these additional suggestions, found by searching #SundaySupperSuggestion.


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5 comments

  1. this sounds good-i like hearty dense loaves.

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  2. Snack cake with a little bourbon? Where do I sign up? Sorry I was late getting here this week -- we were out of town.

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  3. Yum! That sounds and looks so good!

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  4. A treat worthy of afternoon coffee, would love some now.

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  5. Oh, I love the bourbon soaked raisins in this yummy snack cake! What a lovely recipe, Melynda, such a nice cake to enjoy just about anytime! Thank you for sharing with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop.

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