Old Fashioned Prune Cake Recipe

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Old Fashioned Prune Cake
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  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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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 9954.56 Kcal (41678 kJ)
Calories from fat 5832.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 648.08g 997%
Cholesterol 904.24mg 301%
Sodium 4407.31mg 184%
Potassium 7548.5mg 161%
Total Carbs 1010.65g 337%
Sugars 623.12g 2492%
Dietary Fiber 58.96g 236%
Protein 104.08g 208%
Vitamin C 27.5mg 46%
Vitamin A 1.7mg 57%
Iron 33.5mg 186%
Calcium 1130.3mg 113%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 393.41 Kcal (1647 kJ)
Calories from fat 230.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.61g 997%
Cholesterol 35.74mg 301%
Sodium 174.18mg 184%
Potassium 298.32mg 161%
Total Carbs 39.94g 337%
Sugars 24.63g 2492%
Dietary Fiber 2.33g 236%
Protein 4.11g 208%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 46%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 57%
Iron 1.3mg 186%
Calcium 44.7mg 113%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 252.3
  • 281

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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