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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

What's cooking? Wednesday - Surprise Spice Cake

This cake is also called Tomato Soup Cake and yes, it has a can of tomato soup in it.  Sounds awful, doesn't it?  Try it and see what your family thinks.  You might be surprised  :)

Surprised Spice Cake aka Tomato Soup Cake

1 1/2 c. flour
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
2 t. cinnamon
1 t. allspice (optional)
1 can (10 3/4 oz) tomato soup, undiluted
1 1/3 c. brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1/2 c. oil
1 c. uncooked rolled oats
1 c. chocolate chips
powdered sugar

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease (or Pam) a 13 X 9 inch baking pan.
2. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and allspice.
3. Add soup, brown sugar, oil and eggs.  Beat until smooth.
4. Stir in rolled oats and chocolate chips.
5. Pour batter into pan.  Bake for 20 -25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
6. Sprinkle top with powdered sugar.
7. Cut into squares


  1. I was just talking about this recipe serendipitous!