Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a small bowl, pour the milk and place the raisins in the milk. Let them sit while preparing the rest of the cake.
Prepare a 9x13-inch pan by lining the bottom with parchment paper and spraying with nonstick spray.
In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and cloves. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugars until mixed.
Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until mixed together.
Add the dry ingredients slowly to the butter and sugar mixture and beat just until combined.
Add the applesauce and mix on low just until combined.
Add the raisins and milk mixture and the walnuts and mix until just combined.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
Once the cake has cooled, frost with cinnamon cream cheese frosting.