This 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
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 9×13 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.