Idaho’s Spicy Bean Cake

August 13, 2010

This low-fat spice cake is sure to be a family favorite. Frost with a maple or cream cheese frosting. Add 4 tablespoons of cocoa if chocolate cake is desired.

Makes 12 servings

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups cooked, pureed pinto beans
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 2 cups diced apples
  • 1/2 cup nuts
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 cup raisins
Preparation
  1. Preheat oven at 375 degrees.
  2. In a blender cream butter or margarine and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well. Blend in pureed beans.
  3. Sift together dry ingredients. Add to creamed mixture, blending well. Fold in apples, raisins, nuts & vanilla. Pour into buttered 9×13 inch pan.
  4. Bake in oven, 45 to 50 minutes or until cake tests done. Frost as desired
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