Magic tomato soup cake recipe (1950)

Aug 1, 2013 by

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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