Pinto Bean Cake

Jenny Curtis


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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30 Min
45 Min


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1 c
1/4 c
2 c
cooked pinto beans , mashed
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 tsp
ground allspices
1/2 c
chopped pecans
2 c
diced apples ( peeled)
stick butter
1 c
brown sugar , firmly packed
1/4 c
2 c
powered sugar , well sifted

How to Make Pinto Bean Cake


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

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About Pinto Bean Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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