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SUE WOOD'S PRUNE CAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edna Owen
Added: Thursday, July 20, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:

1 c oil
2 c flour
1 1/2 c sugar
1 c buttermilk
1 tsp soda
3 eggs
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 c cooked mashed prunes
1 c chopped pecans


Sauce:

1 c sugar
1/2 c buttermilk
1/2 tsp soda
1 tbsp Karo syrup
1 stick butter

Directions:
Directions:
Blend dry ingredients, add oil and prunes and pecans. Bake
about 350 until top springs back when lightly touched. (About 30
to 40 minutes)

Sauce: mix all ingredients, cook and pour over cake while still
warm.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is so good in spite of the "prunes." They just add
moisture. Sue Wood was a friend from Mom and Dad's
earliest days in Washington D C. She was their landlady
when Grandpa Owen was so ill with appendicitis and nearly
died. Sue came out to California to visit a niece and Mom and
Dad. She was staying with us when I graduated from OHS
and when Mom's mother passed away. She was a big help.

 

 

 

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