Delicious Green Tomato Cake recipe

Green Tomato Cake recipe

This is a GREAT way to use up those green tomatoes in your garden that just won’t turn red!  I know it sounds extremely weird, yet interesting…and it is!  And delicious too!!  :)  ENJOY!

Delicious Green Tomato Cake

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  • 4 c chopped green tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 c butter
  • 2 c white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 c flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 c raisins
  • 1/2 c chopped walnuts



Place chopped tomatoes in a bowl and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon salt. Let stand 10 minutes. Place in a colander, rinse with cold water and drain.


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.


Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and beat until creamy.


Sift together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add raisins and nuts to dry mixture; add dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Dough will be very stiff. Mix well.


Add drained tomatoes and mix well. Pour into the prepared 9 x 13 inch pan.


Bake for 40 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.


Top with powdered sugar and serve!


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