Green Tomato Spice Cake


  • 4 cups green tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


In a medium sized bowl, place the chopped tomatoes with 1 tablespoon of sugar and let stand about 15-20 minutes.
Rinse and drain in a colander. Dry with a paper towel as much as possible.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a 9x13 baking pan.
In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add the eggs one at a time and beat until creamy.
In another bowl, sift the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda and salt.
Mix the dry ingredients into the butter/sugar mixture and mix really well.
Fold in the drained tomatoes and again, mix well.
Spoon into your prepared pan. Bake for 45-55 minutes at 350 degrees, or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.


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