Pinto Bean Cake

Pinto Bean Cake

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"Your cake-loving guests won't believe that pinto beans is the surprise ingredient in this recipe for spice cake decorated with candied cherries and pecans."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 226 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 6.8 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 39g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 203 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease one 9 or 10 inch tube pan.
  2. Cream butter or margarine and sugar together. Add the beaten egg and mix well. Stir in the mashed cooked beans and the vanilla.
  3. Sift the flour, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, and ground allspice together. Add the chopped pecans, golden raisins, and the diced apples to the flour mixture. Stir to coat. Pour flour mixture into the creamed mixture and stir until just combined. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 45 minutes. Dribble with a simple confectioner's sugar icing and garnish with candied cherries and pecan halves, if desired.
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Very, very good. A huge hit at a party -- almost everyone had a slice despite the abundance of other available dishes. No one could tell what the "special" ingredient was until many hints were m...

This was the thickest cake batter I have ever seen. You can't pour it into the pan. You have to literally just take the spoon and dump it in. But, it turned out well. It's a cross between a ...

I was skeptical about a dessert using pinto beans, but since I had a huge pot of cooked beans, I decided to try this. It was great! I would definitely make this again. I used brown sugar inste...