How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350℉.
  • Set apart wet and dry ingredients before beginning.
  • Separate eggs into two bowls. Set aside.
  • Set wet ingredients and dry ingredients
  • Cream together wet ingredients one at a time: shortening, sugar, vanilla, water, tomatoes & eggs (blend yolks in. Beat whites until they are stiff, then fold in.)
  • Sift together these ingredients: flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt.
  • Mix the dry mixture into the creamy mixture.
  • Grease and flour two 8½ inch pans.
  • Divide batter into the two pans equally.
  • Bake at 350℉ for 35-40 minutes.
  • Frost with *homemade* chocolate buttercream frosting (can't find my recipe for it at the moment, but will post it as soon as I do!)
  • Garnish the top of your Thunder Cake with lots of strawberries (whole, sliced, or a mix of both, placed in a circular design on your cake).
  • Enjoy!

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  • Good4U 5 years ago
    Quite different and intriguing I am going to give this a try
    Thanks for sharing this recipe:)
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    If this is as good as you say then it will also create thunder thighs! Very interesting indeed :)
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  • sas 9 years ago
    When I was really young my sister-in-law made a cake that sounds like this but she used tomato juice. I need to try this-if it's similar, it is the moistest chocolate cake ever. Thanks~~~~~~~~~~~~Sas
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  • 22566 9 years ago


    Kind Regards
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  • jo_jo_ba 9 years ago
    Real deal as in butter instead of shortening? I'm confused.
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    very interesting {never put tomatoe in cakes } must try thanks
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