Cake & Cookie Recipes > Mystery Cake

How to make mystery cake:
The mystery of this cake is the flavor of the tomato soup. This soup adds a tangy flavor to the cake, keeps it nice and moist and give it a rich color.


1/2 cup butter
2 1/4 cups flour
4 tablespoons walnuts
1/2 teaspoon powdered cloves
2 level teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
6 tablespoons brown sugar
6 tablespoons raisins
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 level teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 small can of tomato soup
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- Chop the walnuts.
- Cream the butter and sugar together and add the bicarbonate of soda.
- Add the soup gradually.
- Mix together the baking powder, salt, spices and flour and add to the butter and sugar mix, stirring lightly.
- Stir in the raisins and walnuts.
- Put the mixture into a greased 7-inch cake tin and bake in a slow oven for 1 3/4 hours – 2 hours on a low shelf in the oven.