My Grandma's Tomato Soup Cake

Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

My grandmother was a wonderful cook and baker. She worked full time and still had a full meal on the table every night. On Saturdays she baked kuchen for the week.

She loved to cook with tomato soup and I have many of her recipes with this favorite ingredient of hers.


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Ingredients

1
tomato soup
3/4 c
shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
water
1 tsp
baking soda
3 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
kosher salt
3 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ground cloves
1 1/2 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg
1 1/2 c
raisins
1 1/2 c
chopped nuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Blend shortening and sugar. Combine tomato soup, water and baking soda.
2
Add to first mixture the dry ingredients. Stir in raisins and nuts.
3
Pour cake batter into a greased 9"x13" cake pan. Bake at 350-degrees for 45 minutes.
4
Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes