Vintage Spiced Pumpkin Cake is a simple recipe to follow that is big on flavor featuring cinnamon and ground cloves. The addition of raisins gives this pumpkin spice cake a perfect moist texture. Serve with coffee for breakfast or add a cream cheese icing for an easy dessert option.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Prepare a 13 x 9 inch pan by greasing all surfaces.
Beat together butter and sugar until creamy; blend in pumpkin.
In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, ground cloves, cinnamon, and salt. Add raisins and chopped nuts.
Add the dry ingredients slowly to the butter mixture, and mix until completely incorporated.
Pour into the prepared pan. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center.
Let cool and top with a cream cheese frosting, if desired