Magic tomato soup cake recipe (1950)

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Magic tomato soup cake recipe (1950)

Magic tomato soup cake

Cake eaters’ delight! Tomato soup cake. You must taste it to believe anything could be so good!


2 tbs butter or margarine
1 c sugar
2 c sifted cake flour
1 tsp ea clove, cinnamon, nutmeg
1/4 tsp salt
1 can (10 oz) tomato soup
1 tsp soda


Cream butter, sugar well.  Sift flour; measure; resift 3 times with spices, salt. Alternately add dry ingredients with soup-soda mixture. Pour into greased loaf pan. (Size important; about 8-1/4 x 4-1/2 x 2-1/2). Bake (50 to 60 mins 350 F oven). And await praises.

Creamy chocolate frosting


1 (3 oz) pkg cream cheese
3 tbs milk
3 c sifted confectioner’s sugar
2 sq bitter chocolate, melted
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla


Mash cheese. Add milk gradually, beating till blended.  Add sugar gradually, beating till smooth. Add melted chocolate, salt, vanilla. Beat till smooth.

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Magic tomato soup cake recipe (1950)

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1 Comment

  1. Kimberly Owen

    So super curious if anyone has ever made this, and if so what it tasted like….?


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