Old Fashioned Prune Cake

Old Fashioned Prune Cake

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"This is a very moist and rich cake. A little troublesome, but well worth it!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 701 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 41.6 g
  • 64%
  • Carbs:
  • 79.7g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 78 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 438 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour Bundt or tube pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, soda, salt, allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine oil, eggs and 1 1/2 cup sugar. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. For the topping: In saucepan, over medium heat, cook butter, 3/4 cup buttermilk, corn syrup and 1 1/2 cup sugar until sugar and butter melt. Remove from heat and add 2 teaspoons vanilla and stir.
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I didn't find this cake recipe troublesome at all! The aroma of this cake baking was awesome! My mother and I were going through a book of homemade recipes hand-written by my grandmother. My mot...

I made a number of changes...I used plain yogurt instead of buttermilk, and reduced the amount of sugar to 1 and 1/4 cups. I also did not use the glaze as I already found the cake to be sweet en...

Oh my goodness Jackie...I could eat my body weight in this stuff. Talk about one moist cake. This is absolutely delicious. A lot of people turn their noses up at the word "prune", but I guara...