|1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line muffin pan with muffin cups. Set aside.|
|2. Sift together first 5 ingredients. Set aside. Cream butter and sugar until creamy, then add egg yolk. Beat well.|
|3. Add alternately DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce and flour mixture while beating until well blended. Set aside.|
|4. Beat egg white with cream of tartar until foamy. Add sugar gradually. Continue beating until stiff but not dry. Fold in flour mixture and cashew nuts.|
|5. Fill muffin cup with half-full of batter. Top with raisins. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.|
For a softer cupcake, do not overmix the batter once you have added the flour. Proteins in the flour develop web-like structures in the batter as you mix, making the cake tougher. Mix only until the flour is incorporated into the creamed butter mixture.
Did you know that raisins provide carbohydrates needed by the body for energy? It also has fiber that helps cleanse the body.