Tennessee Jam Cake

Anita Hoffman

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@scent4U

A rich, moist cake that will tempt your taste buds. Frost with a cream cheese icing or a brown sugar icing.
Photo adapted from Twirl and Taste.


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Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
flour
1 c
butter
3
eggs
1 c
buttermilk
1 c
sugar
1 c
chopped dates
1 c
jam (any kind, preferably blackberry)
1 c
raisins
1
apple, grated
1 c
chopped nuts
1 tsp
baking soda or baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
cinnamon (optional)
1/8 tsp
allspice (optional)
1/8 tsp
ground cloves (optional)

BROWN SUGAR FROSTING

1 c
brown sugar, packed
1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
milk
3 c
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1Sift flour, salt, baking soda, and spices together, reserving 1/4 cup of flour to flour nuts, dates, and raisins.
Cream together the sugar and butter.
Add eggs, one at a time and mix well after each addition.

2Combine buttermilk and jam.
Add alternately with combined dry ingredients to the creamed mixture.

3Flour the fruit and nuts and stir them into the batter.
Stir in the grated apple.

4Bake in 3 greased and floured 9 inch cake pans in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes or until cake tests done.
Cool on wire racks before frosting.

5Brown Sugar Frosting: Combine brown sugar, butter and milk in large saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; cool 10 minutes.
Gradually add powdered sugar until well blended.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern