Prune Cake

Mrs. Sam Bass

Cream well:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar

Add 3 whole eggs 1 at a time.

Alternately add in:

  • 2 full cups flour
  • 1 tsp soda in 1 cup buttermilk

Add:

  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 cup prunes, cooked and seeded and cut pretty fine
  • 1 cup ground nuts

Bake in 3 layer pans in slow oven, about 300°.

ICING:

  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup Pet milk
  • 1 stick oleo

Bring to boil and let cool.

Add:

  • Confectioners’ sugar till thick enough to spread
  • 1 tsp vanilla
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