New England Tomato Soup Cake
|Flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Tomato soup||1 Can (10 oz)|
|Water||1⁄2 Can (5 oz)|
|Nutmeats||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Raisins||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Measure all ingredients into large bowl excluding nuts and raisins.
Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed.
Add nutmeats and raisins that have been powdered with flour (Keeps them from settling to the bottom.)
Bake in 8 1/2 X 11 inch glass cake pan in 350 degree oven for 40 to 45 minutes.
This cake can be served warm as a coffee cake with butter or cooled and frosted with cream cheese frosting and decorated with nuts.
It can also be baked in 2 loaf pans to slice.
It has been a family favorite for 4 generations of New Englanders.