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Prune Cake Recipe

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

Edna Cornoni McGowen 1925
Added: Tuesday, August 26, 2008


1 c. sugar
1 stick butter
2 eggs
3/4 c. cooked, chopped prunes
1 1/2 c. cake flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Last ingredients:

1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. sour milk

Beat sugar, shortening, eggs, add chopped prunes. Sift dry ingredients together, omitting baking soda. Put baking soda into sour milk, mix well and add to first mixture - add nuts.
Combine all.
Bake in a 9 x 9 inch greased cake pan or a small tube pan, 45 minutes in 350 degree oven.
Cool and frost with simple confectioners' frosting.

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Daughter To Frank and Avelina Whitcher Cornoni




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