Posted by AnonymousThis is a relatively plain cake made moist with prunes and prune juice. Its nice to have slice of this cake for breakfast in the morning.
Festive Prune Cake
- 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 cup prune juice 1 cup prunes, cooked and chopped 1 cup chopped walnuts
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9x13 inch baking pan.
2 Sift the flour, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice. Set aside.
3 Cream the shortening with the white sugar. Blend in the eggs one at a time and beat well for 1 minute. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the prune juice. Stir in the prunes and nuts. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until done.