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Prune Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Prune Cake, by , is from DUPREE FAMILY FAVORITES COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Avanelle Dupree Leslie
Added: Sunday, September 21, 2008


1/2 cup butter or shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 cups all - purpose flour
3/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp. clove
1 tsp. soda
1 cup prunes
1 cup prune juice

Cook prunes in water until tender, make sure you have at least 1 cup of juice left. Cut prunes up in chunks. Cream shortening or butter, sugar, and eggs together. Add dry ingredients and prune juice - beat well. Stir in prunes. Pour into 2 round greased and floured cake pans. Bake at 400 until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool and remove from pans. Ice with following recipe:




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