Well, that’s… one way to put it…
The name is actually sort of a double entendre.
Have you ever noticed that prunes are black, but plums aren’t?
With a center of “nuts, candies or prunes.”
Prunes, sugar, cinnamon, and ginger.
Dates, figs, nuts, honey, and bran.
A recipe almost certainly rescued from a label.
A depression-era dessert that remained popular through the 60s.
Another recipe missing a direction, but I’ve got it below…
You generally find prune cake recipes in boxes dating between the 1930s to the 1960s.
Kucken probably means kuchen, German for cake, but used to refer to other pastries as well.
Perhaps better known as a fruitcake.