prune cake

★★★★★ 1
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By Sandra Schwartz
from Chico, CA

My mother, who married at the age of 15, created this recipe while still a young girl. Our family has loved and served this cake for over 75 years. I think it's best served warm!

★★★★★ 1
serves 8-10
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For prune cake

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    crisco
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 3/4 c
    flour
  • 3 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    seeded prunes
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    seeded prunes
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt

How To Make prune cake

  • 1
    Cream together sugar and crisco. Blend in 3 eggs and 1/2 cup sour cream.
  • 2
    Sift flour with the spices, baking soda and 1/2 tsp salt. Add to creamed ingredients.
  • 3
    Beat in one cup seeded prunes.
  • 4
    Pour into two greased, floured 9" cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes. Organize frosting ingredients. As soon as cake is done, remove from oven to cool on racks. Begin frosting:
  • 5
    Combine eggs, sugar, sour cream, prunes and salt in large saucepan. Using electric beaters, beat ingredients over medium heat until thick and completely cooked. Immediately assemble and frost cake.
  • 6
    Enjoy!

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