Diabetic Cake -- Quad-Cities Online Recipe Book
Search Recipes

Submit a recipe


Diabetic Cake

Comment on this recipe


2 cups raisins
4 cups water
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup margarine
2 eggs
2 teaspoons sweetener
2 teaspoons vanilla


In a medium saucepan, combine raisins and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes; cool. Sift and then combine flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; add to raisins and mix together well. Add margarine, eggs, sweetener and vanilla and stir to combine. Pour into tube pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour.

Ruth Ehlers, Rock Island

Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

(More History)