Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Green Tomato Cake

Wonder what to do with those extra pesky green tomatoes?
 Tired of fried green tomatoes?

Make Green Tomato Cake!

This is a very moist spice like cake that freezes well.
I made the cupcake version this time

Green Tomato Cake 
Makes 1 - 9x13 inch cake pan
can make cupcakes as well

1/2 C butter or margarine 

1 tsp ground nutmeg

1C white sugar

 1 tsp baking soda

2 eggs 

1/4 tsp salt

2 C all-purpose flour

 1/2 C chopped nuts

1/2 C raisins 

4 C chopped green tomatoes

1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 Tbsp salt

Wash, peel and dice green tomatoes. 
Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon salt.
 Let stand 10 minutes.
 Place in a colander 
and rinse with cold water and drain.

 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. 

Cream butter and sugar. 
Add eggs and beat until creamy.

 Sift together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, soda and salt. 
Add raisins and nuts to dry mixture; add to creamed mixture. 
Dough will be very stiff. Mix well. 

Add drained tomatoes and mix well.

Pour into a prepared 9 x 13 inch pan. or muffin tins
Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 to 45 minutes (for loaf)
abt 15-20 min for cupcake
or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.

Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar or 
frost with your favorite caramel 
or cream cheese frosting.