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Quick Sourdough: Keep Your Friends Cake

German Friendship Cake - made with leftover sourdough starter and lots of chewy fruits and nuts.
Cook Time 40 mins
Servings 16

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup ripe sourdough starter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounce can crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup broken walnuts divided
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine all ingredients except the brown sugar and ¼ cup walnuts. Stir to combine. The combination of baking soda and sourdough starter will cause the dough to bubble up.
  • Grease a 10-12 cup Bundt pan.Sprinkle the bottom with the brown sugar and ¼ cup walnuts.
  • Spoon the batter into the pan and bake for 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven. Cool on a rack for10 minutes; then turn out of the pan and cool completely before slicing.