For Jim. Always in my heart and in my thoughts. Forever young.
Sunday, March 27, 2011
Green Tomato Cake
From my cousin Audrey.
2 1/4 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil or melted shortening 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup pecans or walnuts 1 cup raisins 2 1/2 cups diced green tomatoes
PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In mixing bowl, beat sugar, vegetable oil or shortening, eggs and vanilla until smooth and creamy. Sift the flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg; slowly beat into egg mixture. Blend well. Stir in nuts, raisins and tomatoes. Pour into a greased 9×13-inch pan. Bake for one hour, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Serves 12.