Recipe by LauraT
"This moist cake was a favorite of mine as a child - probably because it meant I could have cake for breakfast! Moist, spicy and delicious any time of day!"
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
1 1/3 cups
1 1/3 cups
stewed prunes, chopped
2 1/3 cups
Oh fuss and bother..."fat content"? don"t eat so much and enjoy
I thought the fat content was too high. Next time, I will try using applesauce instead. This time, I used whole wheat flour and yogurt instead of ap flour and buttermilk. the family enjoyed this!
this is a very good cake moist and the taste is outstanding. I put a glaze on mine yum. My glaze was butter lemon and orange juice sugar and powder sugar did not measure but you should be able to figure it out. I used 1cup of white sugar and a half of a cup of brown sugar and i used a teaspoon of orange extract with the vanilla in the cake batter
My husband and I love this cake! It is moist and delicious as well as beautiful. I like to change recipes to make them healthier, so for the fat, I used 1/2 cup unsalted butter, about 1/4 cup coconut oil and about 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce. For the flour, I used a mixture of white wheat grain, oats and flax that I ground in my VitaMix. I used brown sugar and baked in a large bundt cake pan (see photo above). Otherwise, I followed the recipe exactly as written. It was the first time I have ever tried prune cake and I was delighted! I will use this one a lot. It is wonderful with herbal tea. Thank you, LauraT!
Fortunately the kids who truly do not like prunes LOVE it. Thanks for this great recipe. With the shells of the walnuts I made my 'hair-paint' at the same time. Lovely!
This is a slightly different version of a recipe that was passed down from my grandma. I use 2 9 inch round pans and ice with the following recipe: 4 tablespoons butter melted, 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice, juice from the stewed prunes, confectioners sugar and cinnamon to taste.
This is a terrific recipe. Super moist and delicious! It makes a lot. I don't have a 9" tube pan, so mine ended up in two 9" round pans, plus the extra in a bread pan. I baked all three at once for 30 minutes.
Also, to stew prunes easily, try one of these methods: 1) Put them in a pan, cover with water, and simmer on low for 20-ish minutes, or until they look plump. 2) Put them in a container, cover them with water, and leave them in the fridge overnight. You can also add a touch of lemon juice to either method.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Breakfast Prune Spice Cake
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 175
Chili, brats, and more to feed your hungry football fans.
Cheer on your team with a little something sweet.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
See how to make a pumpkin spice cake with a simple glaze.
In a topsy-turvy world, this may be the perfect dessert.
Watch how to make a 5-star carrot cake recipe.