While tomato soup might not be the first ingredient that comes to mind when baking, it’s this very element that lends a subtle sweetness and moisture to the cake, making it a fascinating testament to the resourceful spirit of homemakers from yesteryears.
Can I taste the tomato soup in the cake? No, the tomato soup primarily adds moisture and sweetness to the cake. Once baked, the tomato flavor melds with the spices and other ingredients, resulting in a well-balanced and delicious dessert.
While cream cheese frosting is classic, you can also use vanilla buttercream or a simple dusting of powdered sugar for a lighter option.