Tomato Soup Cake

Recipe by Lennie

This classic recipe produces a moist cake that's similar to a carrot cake, or a cake made with pumpkin. See if anyone can guess the secret ingredient!

Top Review by CCinSC

This was very good. I tried to keep the mystery ingredient a secret but somebody *cough-DH* let the cat out of the bag. No one could believe that it was tomato soup. My MIL has had a similar recipe for fifty years. If you want a "spice" type of cake, similar to carrot cake but much easier to make, give this one a try.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees; lightly butter a tube or bundt pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the shortening with an electric mixer until fluffy; then add the sugar and egg and stir until smooth.
  3. Stir in the soup.
  4. Next, add all the dry ingredients and stir until smooth and completely combined.
  5. Pour this batter into the prepared pan and bake 40-45 minutes , until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool in the pan.
  7. Remove from pan and sprinkle with icing sugar if desired, or serve plain.

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