Pinto Bean Cake
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|2 c||cooked pinto beans , mashed|
|1 tsp||vanilla extract|
|1 c||all purpose flour|
|1 tsp||baking soda|
|1 tsp||ground cinnamon|
|1/4 tsp||ground cloves|
|1/2 tsp||ground allspices|
|1/2 c||chopped pecans|
|2 c||diced apples ( peeled)|
|1 c||brown sugar , firmly packed|
|2 c||powered sugar , well sifted|
Owingsville, KY (pop. 1,530)
Member Since Jul 2010
This is a southern recipe ,if you like a spice cake ,maybe you will like this one . you can not see ,or taste the beans,it's one of my Mom's favorite cakes .
Preheat oven to 375 % . Grease 2 , 8 inch round ( or ) square pans .
Cream butter and sugar together . Add the beaten egg and mix well .Stir in the mashed cooked beans and vanilla .
Sift the flour , baking soda , salt , cinnamon , cloves , and allspice together .Add the chopped pecans , raisins , and the diced apples to the flour mixture . Stir to coat . Pour flour mixture into the creamed mixture and stir until mixed well . Pour batter into prepared pans .
Bake at 375 % for 45 minutes .Let cool .
Melt the butter over low heat , in a saucepan . Add the brown sugar , and milk , bring to a boil and remove from heat .Let cool .
Add the powdered sugar , and mix until well blended .
frost bottom layer , place other layer on top . and frost top and sides .