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Country Apple Prune Cake

 Country Apple Prune Cake
I live in an area where prunes are the main crop. And since my state is known for its apples, I feel this cake recipe really represents my region.
12-14 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups shredded peeled apples
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 cups pitted dried plums, chopped
  • 1 package (12 ounces) dried pitted plums, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat sugar, oil and eggs for 2 minutes at medium
  • speed; blend in apples. Combine dry ingredients; gradually beat into
  • egg mixture. Stir in plums and nuts. Spoon into a greased and
  • floured 10-in. tube pan.
  • Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until a toothpick
  • inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes;
  • invert onto wire rack to cool.
  • Just before serving, dust cake with confectioners' sugar. Yield:
  • 12-14 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 565 calories, 30 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 366 mg sodium, 70 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.