Pinto Bean Cake

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Ingredients

1 c sugar
1/4 c butter
1 egg
2 c cooked pinto beans , mashed
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 c all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 c rasins
1/2 tsp salt
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 stick butter
1 c brown sugar , firmly packed
1/4 c milk
2 c powered sugar , well sifted

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Jenny Curtis Recipe
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Owingsville, KY (pop. 1,530)
Cooked2Perfection
Member Since Jul 2010
Jenny's notes for this recipe:
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 .
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Directions

1
Preheat oven to 375 % . Grease 2 , 8 inch round ( or ) square pans .
2
Cream butter and sugar together . Add the beaten egg and mix well .Stir in the mashed cooked beans and vanilla .
3
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 .
4
Bake at 375 % for 45 minutes .Let cool .
5
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 .
6
Add the powdered sugar , and mix until well blended .
7
frost bottom layer , place other layer on top . and frost top and sides .

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user ginger nix gingermcclendonnix - Sep 21, 2010
There is a little shop in Birmingham that is famous for "Bean Pie", are you familiar with this? I would love that recipe!!
user linda willis kahealani96 - Sep 24, 2010
can i use can pinto beans.
user Jenny Curtis Cooked2Perfection - Sep 27, 2010
Yes . it has pinto beans in it , make sure they are cooked tender and drain them , then mash them . , and add them to your batter .
user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Oct 3, 2011
Jenny this sound delicious- Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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