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Prune Cake Recipe

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

Mildred Greene (a.k.a. Nan, Grandma Greene, Aunt Mil)
Added: Sunday, May 25, 2008


2 c flour
1 1/2 c sugar
1 1/4 t soda
1 t allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and vanilla
2 t baking powder
3/4 c salad oil
3 eggs
1 c buttermilk
1 c cooked and chopped prunes
1 c chopped nuts

Mix dry ingredients - add eggs 1 at a time beating continuously. Add prunes and nuts. Bake in 13 X 9 inch pan at 350 for 35 minutes

before cake is done - bring to boil

1 c sugar
1/2 c buttermilk
1 stick butter
1 t white syrup

Pour this on cake as soon as it is out of the oven

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