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Green Tomato Cake


  • 4 cups chopped green tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Place chopped tomatoes in a bowl and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon salt. Let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Place in a colander, rinse with cold water and drain.
  3. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
  4. Cream butter and sugar.
  5. Add eggs and beat until creamy.
  6. Sift together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  7. Add raisins and nuts to dry mixture; add dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Dough will be very stiff. Mix well.
  8. Add drained tomatoes and mix well.
  9. Pour into the prepared pan.
  10. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into cake comes out clean.

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