Prune Coffee Cake

Prune Coffee Cake Recipe

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billy haze


Great source of fiber and delicious !!


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1 Loaf
30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


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  • 1 1/2 c
    prunes, pitted
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract or 2 tablespoons armagnec
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    shortening ,at room temperature
  • 1 c
  • 3
    eggs ,beaten
  • ·
    grated peel of 1/2 orange.

How to Make Prune Coffee Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
    Grease and flour a 9 X 5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a small saucepan,combine prunes,1 cup of water, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
    Bring to a boil over medium heat.
    Reduce heat,cover,and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Drain prunes; *RESERVE THE LIQUID *.
    Add water to prune liquid to make 1/2 cup,if necessary.

    Stir vanilla into prune liquid; set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl,stir together flour,baking powder,baking soda,and salt.

    In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar.
    Add 1 beaten egg at a time to the creamed mixture,beating well after each addition.

    Please read carefully_
    Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture Alternating with prune mixture ,until both prune mixture and dry ingredients are combined with the creamed mixture.
  5. Stir in prunes and orange peel.
    Pour batter into prepared pan.

    Bake 1 1/2 hours. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn out onto rack to cool completely.

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About Prune Coffee Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #coffee, #prunes

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