Cake With Green Tomatoes and Cream Cheese Frosting

Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr

This cake needs green tomatoes. It has a cream cheese frosting which looks so yummy. This is from Ricardo.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl, sprinkle half sugar and half salt on tomatoes. Let rest 15 minutes. Put in the blender and reduce in a smooth puree. Add raisins and set aside.
  2. Put the rack in the center of the oven. Preheat at 350°F Butter an 8 inch spring form pan. Cover the bottom with parchment paper.
  3. In a bowl, mix flour and baking powder. Set aside.
  4. In another bowl, whisk with a mixer : oil, remaining sugar and vanilla until is it homogeneous. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing until smooth. At low speed, incorporate dry ingredients alternating with the mixture of tomatoes.
  5. Distribute the batter in the pan. Cook in the oven about 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  6. Let cool. Unmold and let cool on a rack.
  7. Icing : In a bowl, with a mixer, cream the cheese, butter, sugar and vanilla until smooth.
  8. Ice the cake.
Most Helpful

4 5

Nice but a bit dry! I baked for 60 minutes. And should have removed sooner. I added 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon. Nuts would be great in this. Maybe if made into 2 layers and baked for 30 minutes with frosting in between the layers would be the way to go. The frosting I did use 6 ounces of cream cheese using 1 1/2 cups sugar. Interesting!