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Mississippi prunecake with buttermilk glaze Recipe

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This recipe for Mississippi prunecake with buttermilk glaze, by , is from The Shogren Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Martha Shogren
Added: Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. flour sifted 3 whole eggs
1 1/2 c, sugar 1 c. buttermilk
1 tsp cinnamon 1 c. cooked, pitted prunes
1 tsp allspice 1 c. chopped walnuts
1 1/2 tsp soda
3/4 c oil
Note: leave prunes whole

Directions:
Directions:
Mix oil, sugar and 1 egg at a time, beating after each egg. Add prunes, then flour and spices sifted together. Add buttermilk and soda, add nuts. Grease and flour 9X13X2 pan. Bake at 325 for 50min - 1 hour. Just before the cake is ready to come out, make Glaze: 1 c. sugar, 1 stick oleo, 1/2 c. buttermilk, 1 tsp vanilla.
Combine in saucepan, briing to a boil. Slice cake in pan while hot, pour glaze over cake. Serve plain or with whipped cream or ice cream. Delicious warm or cold, with or without cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20min plus 1 hour baking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Thie hardest part of this cake is cooking the prunes and cracking the nuts. After that you just dump things together and stir - not even a mixer needed. Even people who don't like prunes love this cake.

 

 

 

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