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Prune Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Prune Cake, by , is from The schmitt Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Amanda Schmitt
Added: Thursday, April 14, 2005


2 cups flour, all- purpose,
1 1/2 cups sugar,
2 eggs, unbeaten,
1 cup wesson oil,
1 cup diced prunes,
1 teas.of each vanilla, soda, cinnamon, nutmeg,
pinch of salt.
Direction: Mix all ingredients together and beat thoroughly, put in greased 9x13x2 pan sprinkle lightly with flour and bake at 350 degrees F. oven.

Sauce for Prune Cake:
1 cup sugar,
1/2 cup buttermilk,
3/4 stick butter,
1/2 teas. each soda, vanilla extract,
1 cup toasted pecans.
Do not add pecans until removing from heat.
Bring to a boil for 2 minutes. Add nuts. Pour over cake while hot and let seep through.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mrs Ernestine Cuthrell gave this recipe to me in 1962. While spending the week-end with Linda.




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