Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

This was in last Sunday's paper and I made it to bring in to work today. Several of my coworkers enthused over it and requested the recipe. The recipe called for one cup of chopped nuts, but I left them out.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar and oil; mix in eggs.
  2. Sift flour, spices, baking soda, and salt into a separate bowl, then add to sugar mixture, alternating with buttermilk, and ending with the flour mixture.
  3. Add nuts (if using) and baby food and mix well.
  4. Pour into a bundt pan that has been greased and floured and bake at 325 degrees for one hour (or until cake tester comes out clean).
  5. Let rest on cooling rack 20 minutes.
  6. Turn out to cool completely.
  7. Combine icing ingredients and drizzle over top.
Most Helpful

I have been making this cake for several years. I got the recipe from a TOH cookbook. I love it. Actually took it to my county fair a couple of years ago and won a 2nd place ribbon.

fat-sissy December 04, 2007