RECIPE | Tomato soup spice cake

Though it's made with tinned soup, this confection doesn't carry a whisper of tomato flavour. It's deliciously moist and lightly spicy and keeps well

11 October 2020 - 00:00

This recipe dates back to the Great Depression of the 1930s, when eggs and butter were scarce and expensive — not all that dissimilar to the economic woes we currently face.

It only uses one egg, and the balance is made up of tomato soup, I kid you not. The confection doesn't carry a whisper of tomato flavour, but is deliciously moist and lightly spicy and keeps well - similar to a carrot cake...

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