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Green Tomato Cake-something different

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    Question Green Tomato Cake-something different

    Description: This is a moist, spice-type cake...a good way to use some of those extra green tomatoes before frost hits. Sprinkle the finished cake with confectioners' sugar or frost with your favorite caramel or cream cheese frosting.
    Serving Size: 24
    Time: 1 hr
    Difficulty: Easy

    Ingredients:
    1. 4 cups chopped green tomatoes
    2. 1 tablespoon salt
    3. 1/2 cup butter
    4. 2 cups white sugar
    5. 2 eggs
    6. 2 cups all-purpose flour
    7. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    8. 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    9. 1 teaspoon baking soda
    10. 1/4 teaspoon salt
    11. 1/2 cup raisins
    12. 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
    Preparation:
    1. #1 Place chopped tomatoes in a bowl and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon salt. Let stand 10 minutes. Place in a colander, rinse with cold water and drain.
    2. #2 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.
    Instructions:
    1. 1. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and beat until creamy.
    2. 2. Sift together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add raisins and nuts to dry mixture; add dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Dough will be very stiff. Mix well.
    3. 3. Add drained tomatoes and mix well. Pour into the prepared 9 x 13 inch pan.
    4. 4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.

    5. Nutritional Information

    6. Amount Per Serving Calories: 176 | Total Fat: 6.1g | Cholesterol: 28mg

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    Never tried anything like this. Sound good!!

    Cheers,
    BD

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    i love green toms...thanks this looks very tasty!

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    hey no problem guys, that WAS my first attempt, and i found let the toms drain COMPLETELY before you put them in the cake, and they taste like a tangy apple, like bromleys actually also, serve with a drop or two of balsamic vinager, to take the sweet bite off.

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