This is my Mother-in-law's recipe; it is a wonderful cake, even the inexperienced cook can make it. I used to make it and take it to work around the holidays, and I NEVER had to bring any of it home.
ELSIE’S WHITE HOLIDAY CAKE
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 lb. butter
1 lb. white raisins
1 lb. chopped nuts
2 oz. bottle of lemon extract
Cream butter & sugar; Add eggs one at a time, cream.
Sift flour once then measure. Mix flour, raisins and nuts together and add to creamed batter. Add extract & mix well.
Bake @ 300 – 325 degrees one hour or longer. Best to use an Angel food cake pan.
Best if wrapped in aluminum foil; store on top of frige for a week to a month before eating. Enjoy.