Adventures Recipes

Monday, October 02, 2006

Green Tomato Cake

Green Tomato Cake
adapted from

4 cups green tomatoes, chopped
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 cup butter
2 cups white 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 pecans

1. 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.
2. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and beat until creamy.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Serve with a dusting of confectioners sugar if desired.


  • At 11:59 PM, Anonymous Cheryl said…


    Thanks for the Green Tomato Cake recipe. I have tons of green tomatoes so I'll give this a try. I really need to pull the plants out this weekend.

  • At 6:19 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Thanks!! I am going to try this too. Istill have a pan full of green tomaotes. I even made green tomato ketchup!! Deb


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