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Pork-n-Beans Cake

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars

"This cake can be made in loaf pans or in 16 ounce cans."
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Ingredients

servings 279
Original recipe yields 20 servings (2 loaf cakes)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour five 16 ounce cans OR two 8 x 4 inch loaf pans.
  2. In a large bowl, mix sugar, oil, eggs, and beans until smooth.
  3. In a separate bowl combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and soda. Add to bean mixture, stirring just until combined. Stir in raisins and vanilla. Fill cans 2/3 full with batter, or divide batter into prepared loaf pans.
  4. Place cans or pans on a baking sheet. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a tester inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool completely on wire racks before removing bread from cans or pans.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 279 calories; 12.2 40.5 3.6 29 142 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

5 STARS, BUT ONLY WITH THESE ALTERATIONS: The point of bean cake is our health, so I made the following changes. Reduce sugar from 2 cups to 1 1/2 cups. Substute most of the oil for applesauc...

Most helpful critical review

I don't know if it is because I know the beans are in there, but I can taste them. It's OK. Definitely fun to make and share.

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5 STARS, BUT ONLY WITH THESE ALTERATIONS: The point of bean cake is our health, so I made the following changes. Reduce sugar from 2 cups to 1 1/2 cups. Substute most of the oil for applesauc...

Yes, just like everyone else, I too was skeptical. But let me tell you all, delicious!!! Don't change a thing. Follow the recipe and it will turn out great. I have a pet peeve, when people don'...

Very tasty and moist! I replaced all of the oil with applesauce and made muffins (baked about 30 min) and they turned out great!

this was an excellent cake. funny name, great taste. sorta like pumpkin bread...

Does this really turn out as good as you think it would? No.....it's BETTER. I don't use two cups of sugar, one is plenty and I also use butter or margerine instead of vegetable oil. Instead of ...

This cake is moist and tastes great! I do suggest mashing the beans, otherwise you end up seeing whole beans in the cake. Also, I replaced most of the oil for applesauce (maybe 4/5 applesauce ...

This cake is one where people say, "mmmm, what's this?" after tasting it, and the look on their faces is quite amusing after you tell them there's a can of pork and beans! My roommate made this...

I don't know if it is because I know the beans are in there, but I can taste them. It's OK. Definitely fun to make and share.

Family loved it! Said it tasted like a dessert spice cake.