PINTO BEAN APPLE CAKE

 

Delightfully surprising!

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon each: baking soda, allspice and cinnamon
  • 1 cup mashed pinto beans
  • 1 cup sweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup nuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

 

Cream butter, sugar and eggs.  Add water and dry ingredients.  Stir in beans, applesauce, raisins, nuts and vanilla.  Bake in 2 greased loaf pans at 350 degrees F. for 40-50 minutes.

Freezes very well.

Pinto Bean Fudge

This is something really special! You will really like it!

  • 2/3 cup canned milk
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1-½ cups diced marshmallows
  • 1 ½ cups chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup cooked, strained, mashed beans
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Combine sugar and milk in heavy kettle.  Boil 8 minutes, stirring constantly.  Add remaining ingredients and stir until marshmallows dissolve.  Pour in buttered pan.  Cool and cut into squares. 

Sweet protein!