Created by Kittencal on October 2, 2011
Step 1: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
Step 2: Set oven rack to middle position.
Step 3: Generously grease a 12-cup bundt pan.
Step 4: In a bowl sift the flour with the next 6 dry ingredients.
Step 5: In a small saucepan bring the honey just to a boil then remove from heat; stir in the tea and lemon zest; set aside.
Step 6: In a bowl beat the eggs for about 5-6 minutes or until thick, pale and frothy (this should take no less than 5 minutes, the eggs must be thick and frothy).
Step 7: Beat in oil and vanilla or brandy.
Step 8: Beat in the sugar 2-3 tablespoons at a time until well blended.
Step 9: Alternately add in the flour and honey mixture beating on the lowest speed (the batter will be thin).
Step 10: Mix in the raisins.
Step 11: Pour into prepared bundt pan
Step 12: Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for about 1 hour or until the cake tests done.
Step 13: Cool and glaze or dust with confectioners sugar.