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Prune Cake Recipe

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

Betty Matney
Added: Sunday, January 8, 2006


2 c. plain flour
1 c. cooking oil
3 eggs
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. allspice
1 c. buttermilk
1 c. well cooked prunes, drained and mashed
2 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. chopped nuts

Cream sugar and eggs in mixing bowl Add the cooking oil. Sift together spices, salt and soda with flour. Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to the egg mixture. Add vanilla. Fold in prunes and nuts. Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees about 1 hour in a floured and greased 10 inch tube pan or 10x5x3 inch loaf pan. Cake is done when it springs back when touched with a spoon.




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