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any fruit'll do cake

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Carolyn Parke
Idaho Falls, ID

An old fashion cake that is definitely pleasing to everyone's pallet. One of my favorites to bake on a crisp fall day, or just plain good anytime. Top with either fresh whipped topping or the caramel frosting recipe. Enjoy!

★★★★★ 1
serves 20-24
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For any fruit'll do cake

  • 1 qt
    any fruit, can be older or discolored as well.
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 4 c
  • 4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    walnuts, chopped (optional)
  • 1 c
    raisins (optional)
  • 1/3 stick
    butter or margaring
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    evaporated milk
  • 21/2 c
    powder sugar

How To Make any fruit'll do cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2
    Put fruit in blender and puree.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combine oil and sugar. Add fruit mixture and Mix well. Sift in remaining dry ingredients. Stir till all is mixed together. Add raisins and nuts.
  • 4
    Bake on a well greased cookie sheet, or use a 9X13 inch and a 8 inch square pan.
  • 5
    For cookie sheet: Bake 25 minutes For 9X13 and 8 inch square pans: Bake 40-50 minutes.
  • 6
    For Frosting: In small sauce pan, Combine butter, brown sugar, and evaporated milk. Bring to a full rolling boil for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar. Spread immediately on hot cake as frosting sets up fast.