Make a Jack Horner prune cake: Retro recipe
You’ll be proud of this brand-new “one bowl” version of Grandma’s homemade prune cake. So easy, you use uncooked prunes!
This recipe makes two desserts: a two-layer cake with a lemon filling, and prune cake bars.
Jack Horner cake recipe
A new Gold Medal “flower” by Betty Crocker
- 1 cup cut-up pitted, uncooked prunes
- 1 cup boiling water
- 2 cups flour
- 1 1/2 cup flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon cloves
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup chopped nuts
- 3 eggs
- Pour boiling water over cut-up prunes.
- Let stand 2 hours.
- Heat oven to 350 degrees (F).
- Sift dry ingredients together.
- Add prune mixture and rest of other ingredients.
- Blend thoroughly.
- Beat 2 minutes on medium mixer speed on mixer or 300 strokes by hand.
- Pour into greased and floured jelly roll pan, 15-1/2- by 10-1/2- by 1-inch.
- Bake about 35 minutes.
- Cut in half crosswise, cut one half into 2 rectangles.
- Fill and decorate center of top layer with lemon filling, and the edge with whipped cream.
- Frost rest of cake with confectioners' sugar icing.
- Sprinkle with nuts.
- Cut into 24 bars.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 168Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 323mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 4g
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