Prune cake recipe is from The Beaumont Inn Harrodsburg, Kentucky. I saw it in a newspaper when we lived in Fort Knox.
I’ve baked this recipe for decades. It’s a moist spice cake. Even better the second day.
Be sure you cook and mash the prunes first!
I shared the Prune Cake recipe and the person said later her cake didn’t taste or look like mine. I asked her about it – she didn’t like cooked prunes so she thought she’d improve the recipe by just cutting them up. The prune mash needs to distributed throughout the batter. Doesn’t work her way!
I omitted the warm sauce this time, cutting the calories of extra butter and sugar but it’s delicious that way. Keeps it extra moist.
Many blog viewers baked a spinach pie and reported great success. Not sure how many will be tempted to bake a prune cake. If you do, please let me know.
And buttermilk is key to success.
OH this looks delicious…..and the final secret…buttemilk!!! 🙂 I wish I COULD bake it!!!!
This looks really good!
Looks delicious. Rick would love it. If I had any prunes I would make it.
When you have some spare…? 🙂 🙂
I’d ship it to you ❤️
Wow, this looks delicious. I’ve never heard of Prune cake before. Thanks for sharing Ruth.
I love prunes and they’re good for you. Win Win
You shared this recipe with us many years ago. It is great for a larger group- pre-Pandemic – Or share it with friends and neighbors. Four years ago I took it to a memorial service and called it PLUM cake. It was a success – especially among the grand children ages 3 – 15.
Prunes have a negative connotation. Plum cake has a nice ring to it
This reminds me of prune kolacky, a Czech treat popular in this area.
This looks sooo good! ❤️
If you bake it, let me know how you like it
Looks delicious! I might have to try it. Does it make the consumer use the facilities? 😉
I don’t believe so
That’s good news.
Maybe if you are the whole cake st once