OLD-FASHIONED TOMATO SOUP CAKE – The Southern Girl Cooks

Tomato soup cake is an old style spice cake you’ll need to make repeatedly. It’s topped with a scrumptious brown sugar cream cheese frosting that takes this basic dessert from the Nineteen Fifties excessive. 

Old Fashioned Tomato Soup Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

❤️WHY WE LOVE IT

Old style tomato soup cake was first made widespread within the Nineteen Fifties when it appeared on the again of a Campbell’s tomato soup can. Many could flip their nostril up on the considered tomato soup in a cake…. however belief me, it’s scrumptious!

It’s a home made spice cake, however the tomato soup provides a deep wealthy taste and a scrumptious moist texture. High it off with our home made brown sugar cream cheese frosting, and also you’ll be in heaven! When you take pleasure in home made truffles, chances are you’ll need to strive Apple Spice Sheet Cake, Red Velvet Cake, or Vanilla Wafer Cake

🍴KEY INGREDIENTS

White granulated sugar-adds the sweetness.

Eggs-helps create texture and leveling

Unsalted butter, softened-I exploit unsalted as a result of the tomato soup does have salt in it. 

Vanilla extract-adds great taste

Can of Campbell’s Tomato CONDENSED soup-this is what makes this cake particular. It provides unbelievable taste, texture, and a deep darkish coloring. Don’t dilute the can of soup with water.

All-purpose flour-it’s a should when make a cake

Baking soda and baking powder-leveling brokers

Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and Allspice-these spices deliver a lot taste and work so nicely collectively.

Pecans-love that delicate nuttiness with the spices.

BROWN SUGAR CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Cream cheese and butter-softned so it’s simple to mix.

Brown sugar-adds a daring and wealthy sweetness.

Powdered sugar-it’s a should!

Vanilla extract-adds a subtleness that’s wanted within the frosting.

SUBSTITUTES

You possibly can definitely use walnuts on this cake or just depart the nuts out if you happen to don’t like them. I’m positive you could possibly use a distinct model of tomato soup if you happen to like, however being that this was a recipe on the Campbell’s tomato soup can, I all the time use Campbell’s soup. 

Old Fashioned Tomato Soup Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

🥣KEY EQUIPMENT

(2) 9 inch cake pans

Mixing bowl

Electrical mixer

🎂HOW TO MAKE

PREPARATIONS

To arrange to bake this cake, ensure your cream cheese and butter are softened and your cake pans are greased for baking. Preheat your oven to 350 levels.

COOKING

Step 1: In a bowl, mix softened butter and sugar with a mixer till creamy.

Step 2: Add eggs one by one and proceed to combine, then add in vanilla extract. 

Step 3: Add tomato soup and blend till it’s mixed, don’t over-mix your batter. 

Step 4: In a separate bowl, whisk collectively (minus pecans) all dry components. 

Step 5: Regularly add the dry components to the moist components, mixing till mixed, however once more, don’t over-mix. 

Step 6: Pour into two greased 9-inch cake pans and prepare dinner for 25 minutes or till the middle is finished (take a look at by inserting a toothpick within the center, it ought to come out clear).

Step 7: As soon as the cake has cooled utterly, you may frost it.

HOW TO MAKE THE FROSTING:

Merely combine all frosting components along with a mixer after which frost cake. 

⭐PRO TIP

This frosting recipe will frost the whole cake. As you may see from the photographs, we solely frosted the layers of this cake so it might present the darkish shade of the cake. We additionally sprinkled crushed pecans on the highest of the cake. Keep in mind that you’re utilizing CONDENSED tomato soup and don’t dilute it with water.

Old Fashioned Tomato Soup Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

RECIPE VARIATIONS

You would do that cake with our nutmeg frosting and even our sour cream frosting

❓FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I don’t like tomatoes, are you able to style the tomato soup?

Nope! You’ll don’t know if I made this cake for you and didn’t let you know it was made with tomato soup. The soup provides a beautiful texture in addition to shade to this cake. It additionally helps improve the spices, delivering a wealthy spice cake we predict you’ll love. 

Can I make it in a 9X13? 

Certain, you might have to regulate the baking time a bit, however simply watch it. The frosting recipe ought to frost a 9X13 with no points. 

STORING AND REHEATING

This cake might be saved within the fridge or a countertop in an hermetic container for 3-4 days. I actually suppose this cake will get higher when it sits for a day, so it’s an ideal dessert to make prematurely.

💕MORE RECIPES YOU’LL ENJOY

Southern Jam Cake

This basic cake is one my household has loved for MANY generations.

SERVING SIZE

This cake makes about 10 servings relying on the scale you slice the cake. It’s scrumptious and by no means final lengthy.

OLD-FASHIONED TOMATO SOUP CAKE

The Southern Girl Cooks

That is an quaint recipe from the Nineteen Fifties. When you like spice truffles, you are gonna love this one!

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook dinner Time 30 minutes

Course Cake, Dessert

Delicacies American

  • 1 cup of white granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 10.75 ounce can of Campbell’s CONDENSED tomato soup – undiluted
  • 1 3/4 cup of all function flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon of allspice
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans

Frosting Components

  • 8 ounces of cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup of butter softened
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 2 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • In a bowl, mix softened butter and sugar with a mixer till creamy.

  • Add eggs one by one and proceed to combine, then add in vanilla extract.

  • Add tomato soup and blend till it’s mixed, don’t over-mix your batter.

  • In a separate bowl, whisk collectively (minus pecans) all dry components.

  • Regularly add the dry components to the moist components, mixing till mixed, however once more, don’t over-mix.

  • Pour into two greased 9-inch cake pans and prepare dinner for 25 minutes or till the middle is finished (take a look at by inserting a toothpick within the center, it ought to come out clear).

  • As soon as the cake has cooled utterly, then you may frost it.

HOW TO MAKE BROWN SUGAR CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:

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