Thursday, August 25, 2011

Cactus Cake

So the clone has been busy in the kitchen again, making up a recipe for cactus cake for the third book in my Jubilee, Texas series. I don't know what I'd do without her help. Here's the recipe she created for my pastry chef heroine, Lissette Moncrief.

Cactus Cake
1/3 cup
1 3/4 cups
1 1/3 cups
3 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 cup
1/2 tsp
1/2 cup
Soft butter
Brown sugar
Baking powder
Grated nutmeg
peeled and chopped prickly pear cactus


Preheat oven to 350 degrees, grease and flour pan. Put ingredients in a bowl and beat all together for three minutes, pour into pan and bake for 35-40 minutes.

So what's your favorite baked goods? Breads? Cakes? Pies? Cookies? Me, I'm a cookie girl. Chocolate Chips hands down favorite. But, hey, I didn't have to cook it and that cactus cakes tastes really good. Bon Appetite!


  1. Great recipe and I would like to try this, but what do you do witht he ingredients once you have them assembled... I am not the best baker in the world, but I do like to make my Pumpkin Bread.

  2. Oops, I left that part out, didn't I. LOL. I'll fix.

  3. Sounds exciting! I'm guessing by the color of the cake that I should use the cactus pads and not the fruit.

  4. Looks yummy, Lori!

    I'm a total cookie girl at heart. I look forward to baking every year at Christmas and trying out all my new cookie recipe finds. One of my day to day favorites is a straight up chocolate chip recipe using Guittard Chocolate Chips and the recipe on the back of their bag (also on their website, of curse). Best cookies ever.