Pinto Bean Cake with Browned Butter Glaze Recipe

OK Bakers hold onto your socks! This recipe might sound strange but it turns out moist and Yummy! As a matter of fact if you did not tell anyone there were pinto beans in here they would never know!!! Give this one a try and let me know how you liked it!


pinto bean cake

Pinto bean cake with Browned Butter Glaze

Pinto Bean Cake

1 Cup Sugar
1 Stick of Butter ( Not Margarine )
2 tsp Vanilla
2 Eggs
2 Cups ( Unseasoned ) Mashed Pinto Bean‘s
1 Cup All Purpose Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Allspice OR 1/2 tsp Cloves
1/2 Cup Chopped Pecans
1 Cup Raisins
2 Cups Chopped Apples

Directions :

Preheat Oven to 325 Degrees.
In a Large Bowl Cream Butter & Sugar together until mixed Well, Add in Vanilla & Eggs & Beat Well. Add in Well Mashed Bean‘s. Stir in Dry ingredients ( I Sift Mine in then Stir to Combine) Stir in Nuts, Raisins & Chopped Apples. Put in a Greased & Floured Bundt Pan, Bake for 1 Hour – 1 Hour 20 Minutes Until Toothpick Inserted Comes Out Clean.

Pinto Bean Cake out of the Oven

Pinto Bean Cake out of the Oven

Time to Make the Browned Butter Glaze

Browned Butter Glaze

1/2 Cup Butter ( Not Margarine)
4 Cups Powdered Sugar
1 1/2 tsp Real Vanilla
3 Tbsp Milk


Melt Butter in A Saucepan over Medium High Heat & Cook until it Turns A Light Brown. In A Bowl Add, Melted Butter, Powdered Sugar, Vanilla & Milk & Whisk Until Smooth. Drizzle Or Spread Over Cake. ENJOY!

( Note : Can Make Half a Recipe For Drizzling Over Bundt Cakes)


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