Try this Old-Fashioned Spice Cake recipe, or contribute your own.
Sift flour. Measure and sift together with other dry ingredients. Add raisins. Cream sugar and shortening with 2 tablespoons milk. Add egg and mix well. Add to sifted dry ingredients alternately with remaining milk. Bake 30 to 40 minutes in loaf pan at 350F. Serve with whipped cream.