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Green Tomato Cake

Green Tomato Cake

Glenda

Glenda

This is a moist, spice-type cake...a good way to use some of those extra green tomatoes before frost hits. Sprinkle the finished cake with confectioners' sugar or frost with your favorite caramel or cream cheese frosting.

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  • Calories:
  • 175 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 29g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 405 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Place chopped tomatoes in a bowl and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon salt. Let stand 10 minutes. Place in a colander, rinse with cold water and drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  3. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and beat until creamy.
  4. Sift together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add raisins and nuts to dry mixture; add dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Dough will be very stiff. Mix well.
  5. Add drained tomatoes and mix well. Pour into the prepared 9 x 13 inch pan.
  6. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
  7. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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f64club
163

f64club

9/26/2005

WOW! Great cake! The only change I made was to puree the green tomatoes (skins, seeds, everything) drain for 30 minutes and use 2 cups of the puree rather than 4 cups of diced tomatoes. This one is definitely a keeper!

LIBERTYWV
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LIBERTYWV

9/7/2003

This is a fantastic recipe. I love it. I did do two things wrong and it still was amazing. I put only two cups of green tomatoes, and secondly I was forgot to skin the green tomatoes and just diced them up really small. The green tomatoes actually are not like red tomatoes and the skins did not come off and were not chewy. In fact I really couldn't tell you where the pulp began and the skin started. Thank you so much!

BIZNO
90

BIZNO

10/15/2003

I used 1/2 cup applesauce in place of butter. The cake was delicious, especially with a dollop of vanilla fat free yogurt on top.

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