---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
       Title: Spicy Cake Buns
  Categories: Desserts, Breads
       Yield: 18 Servings
   2 1/2 c  Unsifted all-purpose flour
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
     1/4 ts Ground cloves
     1/4 ts Ground ginger
     1/4 c  Granulated sugar
     1/2 c  Packed light brown sugar
     1/2 c  Vegetable shortening
       1 lg Egg
       1 c  Buttermilk
     1/2 c  Raisins
       3 tb Granulated sugar for the top
   Adjust the oven rack to the lower third of the oven.
   Preheat the oven to 375øF.  Grease and flour a large
   baking sheet.
   Sift the dry ingredients (except the brown sugar) into
   a large bowl.  Add the brown sugar, shortening, egg,
   and buttermilk and beat with an electric mixer until
   the batter is blended and smooth, about 1 to 2
   minutes.  Stir in raisins.
   Drop the batter by the heaping tablespoonful onto the
   prepared baking sheet.  Sprinkle each mound with 1/2
   tsp. sugar.
   Bake about 15 minutes, or until the buns are golden
   Serve warm or at room temperature.  Yield 18  Typed in
   MMFormat by cjhartlin@msn.com  Source: Cookbook Digest
   March/April 98