Pinto Bean Cake
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups pinto beans, cooked and mashed (can use frozen!)
  • 2 cups diced raw apple
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup black walnuts
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Cream sugar and shortening. Add egg.
  2. Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture.
  3. Stir in beans, apples, raisins, nuts and vanilla. (Raisins can be plumped in hot water)
  4. Pour into greased and floured 13x9 pan. Bake in 350 degree oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  5. Good with cream cheese icing, powdered sugar, white cooked icing or just whipped cream.
Recipe by The Mid-Century Menu at http://www.midcenturymenu.com/2013/10/pinto-bean-cake-a-mid-century-recipe-test/