Very Special Tomato Spice Cake

Very Special Tomato Spice Cake


"Tomato sauce is the secret special ingredient in this easy recipe for a spice cake packed with walnuts and raisins."


servings 484 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 484 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 21.5 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 70g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 477 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, thoroughly mix the tomato sauce and soda.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, spices and salt. Mix in tomato sauce and soda mixture. Stir in eggs, oil, nuts, raisins and fruit juice. Mix well. Pour batter into greased 10 inch bundt or tube pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 to 55 minutes. Cool cake in pan for 15 minutes, and then turn out on serving plate. Dust top with confectioners' sugar.
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  1. 10 Ratings


This cake was moist and wonderful!! I had to omit the walnuts and raisins because some in my family don't care for them but the cake was still fabulous! Everyone who tried it raved about it. I s...

I made muffins out of this recipe. I always coupon a lot of canned tomato sauce so this was perfect to use a can in a really healthy and tasty way. I used whole wheat white flour and because I'm...

this is such a great cake because it is so quick, easy & is made with ingredients always on hand!!

I was a little concerned because the combination of ingredients seemed a little odd. But, I have to say this cake is pretty good. I may have over baked it a little because it was not very moist....

Just like my mother used to make. The first time, I had to substitute prune juice for the orange juice and it wasn't bad at all...but it does taste better with oj. I've also added grated orange ...

While the over all cake was excellent and flavor was off the board excellent as well. My only downfall with not making it a 5 star, is the over abundance of raisins. Now Following this to a T, I...

I followed the recipe with the exception that I used chopped pecans and I also baked it in two loaf pans. I also had to add about 2 tbsp extra milk. I don't recommend eating it the first day a...

By mistake I used tomato soup instead of tomato sauce and it turned out very good. I've made it several times that way before I noticed that it was tomato sauce and not soup. I will try with s...

I wasn't impressed. Not one person asked for the recipe - so that told me a lot too. I try something new every week, and this one I'll take a pass on.