OLD FASHIONED PRUNE CAKE
Old Fashioned Prune Cake
This recipe goes with: Prune Cake Topping
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 3 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 cup prunes, pitted and chopped
- 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Grease and flour Bundt or tube pan.
In a medium bowl, mix together flour, soda, salt, allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine oil, eggs and 1 1/2 cup sugar. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
Add flour mixture, alternating with 1 cup buttermilk, starting and ending with dry ingredients. beat well after each addition.
Stir in prunes, pecans and 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla.
Pour into greased and floured bundt or tube pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center.
Make large, deep holes in hot cake and pour topping in holes and on top of cake a little at a time, giving it time to soak in.