Simple Honey Raisin Cake
Simple Honey Raisin Cake

This is a lazy day honey raisin cake – it’s simple to make, requires only a few ingredients and then you can forget about it for an hour while it bakes. Do your Sunday chores, start a movie, whatever! When it comes out of the oven, enjoy it with a nice cup of tea 🫖

Wishing you all a smooth transition out of Summer mode and into Autumn 🍂

Simple Honey Raisin Cake

A simple cake recipe for a tea time snack.

Keyword: baking, cake, honey, raisin
Author: Koko
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract *Can also use a pinch of vanilla bean powder
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  1. Preheat oven to 325 F

  2. Grease and line a 6 or 7" cake pan

  3. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt, set aside

  4. Cream together honey and butter until smooth

  5. Add vanilla

  6. Mix in eggs one at a time, alternating with sifted flour mixture, mixing until just combined after each addition.

  7. Toss raisins in a bit of flour

  8. Stir raisins into cake batter until just combined.

  9. Pour batter into prepared pan

  10. Bake for 65-75 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean

  11. Turn out on a wire rack and let cool completely

  12. Enjoy with a drizzle of honey

Simple Honey Raisin Cake