Mrs. Vv's Jimmie Cake Recipe

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MRS. VV's JIMMIE CAKE

Mary Louise

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@BlueRibbonBaking

This recipe was given to my mother years ago from a neighbor. It is simple and good!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

3/4 c
shortening (i use butter)
4
egg yolks, reserve whites
2 c
powdered sugar
2 c
flour
3/4 c
strong coffee
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
walnuts, chopped (optional)
1 c
chocolate jimmies
4
egg whites, beaten

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a bundt pan or tube pan.
2
In a large bowl combine shortening and powdered sugar. Beat. Add eggs. Beat. Add coffee. Beat.
3
Mix in flour, baking powder and salt. Add jimmies and nuts. Fold in egg whites.
4
Pour into a prepared bundt pan tube pan. Bake for 1 hour.
5
Frost with a white butter cream frosting and srinkle with chocolate jimmies!!
6
Or you can use a chocolate ganache drizzled over the cake..... (and sprinkle with chocolate jimmies)
To make ganache:
Scald 1 cup heavy whipping cream. Pour over 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips or chocolate. Whisk until smooth. Whisk in 1 teaspoon vanilla.
I like to use good chocolate such as Ghiradelli. While warm drizzle over cake! Store extras in refrigerator for a latter use or on top of ice cream!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes