My Grandmothers Prune Cake

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Nancy Sneed

I love this recipe because it reminds me of my grandmother and it smells so good cooking. It's also delicious and a family favorite.

Top Review by keen5

This recipe has been in my family for years! My mom got it from my aunt. The only difference is our recipe adds 1 cup of buttermilk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 teaspoon nutmeg. This recipe tastes nothing like prunes and is very moist. My mom use to add a sugar glaze to it too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place flour, salt, soda, allspice, cinnamon and sugar in mixing bowl.
  2. add the oil and the eggs and mix until well blended.
  3. Add the prunes and beat throughly.
  4. Add the nuts and stir well.
  5. Pour into a lightly greased and floured 9" tube pan.
  6. Bake at 300 for 1 hour and 45 minutes and remove from pan.
  7. Cool on rack until completely cool.
  8. I got this recipe from my grandmother but I think she may have gotten it from Humko oil as it used the brand name.
  9. I don't know if the company is still in business but the cake sure is.
  10. It's definitely a keeper!

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