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Prune Cake Recipe

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

Kathleen Peterson
Added: Friday, February 10, 2006


1 T. vinegar
1 c. milk
Combine to sour the milk

2 1/4 c. sifted flour
1 t. baking soda
1/4 t. salt
1/2 t. cloves
1 t. allspice
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 c. butter
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs well beaten
1 c. cooked, pitted prunes, cut up

Sift flour, measure and sift again with soda and spices. Cream butter, gradually add sugar, beating until creamy. Blend in eggs, then prunes. Mix well. Add flour alternately with milk-adding small amout at a time & beating until smooth after each addition. Pour into 10" sq. or I use 9 x 13" greased and floured pan. Bake 350 for 35 - 40 minutes or check with toothpick.

Frost with Butter Frosting:
1/4 c. butter
2 c. powdered sugar
3 T. evaporated milk
1 t. vanilla
sm. dash salt
Cream butter util soft. Pour in half the sugar and add milk. Cream well. Add remaining sugar and vanilla . Beat until spreading consistency. May add more milk or sugar if needed.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is Marci's favorite!




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