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Prune Cake Recipe

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

Henry and Ann Tuinstra - Son of George and Jennie Tuinstra
Added: Monday, June 4, 2007


1 1/2 c sugar
1 tsp salt
1 c oil
1 tsp soda
3 eggs
1 c buttermilk
2 c flour
1 c pecans
1 tsp nutmeg
1 c chopped prunes
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla

1 c sugar
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 c buttermilk
1 Tbsp corn syrup
1 stick butter
1/2 tsp vanilla

Mix all ingredients together. Bake in 9 x 13 pan for 40 min at 325. Start sauce about 20 min. before cake comes out of oven: Cook over medium heat to softball stage. Pour over hot cake immediately.

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This recipe was also contributed by Bonnie DeFreese, granddaughter of George and Jennie Tuinstra




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