Prune and pecan cake


Ingredients 12
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 250
    g
    prunes, pitted and chopped
  • 5
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 250
    ml
    boiling water
  • 210
    g
    cake flour
  • 3
    ml
    salt
  • 5
    ml
    cinnamon
  • 200
    g
    sugar
  • 5
    ml
    grated orange rind
  • 100
    g
    pecan nuts, chopped
  • 250
    ml
    thick mayonnaise
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 125
    ml
    van der Hum liqueur
 

Method

 
Preheat oven to 180 ºC. Grease a 22 cm springform cake tin. Sprinkle bicarb over the prunes and cover with boiling water. Allow to cool. Sift flour, salt and sugar and orange rind. Stir in prunes and water mixture, mayonnaise and vanilla essence and mix well. Spoon into the prepared cake tin and bake for 50 to 55 minutes (test with a skewer). Remove from oven and pour the liqueur over the hot cake. Remove sides of cake tin and leave to cool. Decorate with elderberry flowers and serve with whipped cream.
 

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