1/2 cup butter.

2 tablespoons sugar.

2 eggs.

1 cup milk.

2 cups flour.

2 teaspoons baking powder.

teaspoon salt.

1 cup raisins.

Cream butter, add sugar gradually and eggs, well beaten; then add milk alternately with two cups flour, mixed and sifted with baking powder and salt. Seed and chop raisins, dredge with remaining flour and add to mixture. Turn into a buttered mould, adjust cover and steam one and one-half hours. Remove to hot serving dish and serve with whipped cream, sweetened and flavored with grated nutmeg.