100 Year Old Jam Cake Recipe

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100 Year Old Jam Cake

Rhonda Wheeler

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@homeskillet

This is one of my great-grandmas recipes that is really special.I was told to let it age for a day then serve the next day for a richer taste.I put a carmel icing in the recipe but you can use any kind or leave it plain.


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Serves:

10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
butter
2 c
sugar
4
eggs,beaten
3 1/2 c
flour
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
allspice, ground
2 tsp
cinnamon, ground
6 Tbsp
milk or buttermilk
2 c
strawberry jam
1 1/2 stick
butter
1/2 c
cream or milk
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tsp
vanilla
confectioners sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream butter and add sugar slowly. Beat till creamy.
2
Add eggs (room temperature) one at a time beating after each egg.
3
Sift flour.Then sift 3 1/2 cups flour again with baking soda and spices..
4
Add flour mixture alternately with milk. Blend all ingredients together well.
5
Mix cake at least 10 minutes.
6
Fold in strawberry jam.
7
Grease and flour cake pans and pour batter in them. Can use 13x9" or bundt cake pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes till golden brown.
8
CARMEL ICING: mix 1 1/2 cups melted butter and brown sugar. Add 1/2 cup of milk or cream and 2 teaspoons of vanilla. Add enough confectioners sugar to make spreadable consistency.About 1 box.Frost cake while warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy