Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 50 mins

For tomato lovers! You might want to adjust the spices to taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9-inch round metal cake pan.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, whisk 1/4 cup butter with 1/4 cup brown sugar until melted and smooth, then pour into greased cake pan.
  4. Layer the tomato slices overlapping if necessary to cover the bottom of the pan; set aside.
  5. For the cake; in a bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter with 1 cup sugar until well combined.
  6. Beat in molasses, eggs and vanilla; beat until well combined (about 2-3 minutes).
  7. In another bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt; stir into the creamed mixture alternately with half and half or milk.
  8. Spread the batter evenly over the tomatoes.
  9. Bake for about 50-55 minutes or until cake tests done.
  10. Cool in pan for 20 minutes.
  11. Run a small knife around edge of the cake, then invert onto a large plate, let stand for about 5 minutes before removing from the pan.

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