100 Year Old Jam Cake

100 Year Old Jam Cake Recipe

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Rhonda Wheeler


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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1 1/2 c
2 c
3 1/2 c
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
1/2 c
cream or milk
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tsp
confectioners sugar

How to Make 100 Year Old Jam Cake


  • 1Cream butter and add sugar slowly. Beat till creamy.
  • 2Add eggs (room temperature) one at a time beating after each egg.
  • 3Sift flour.Then sift 3 1/2 cups flour again with baking soda and spices..
  • 4Add flour mixture alternately with milk. Blend all ingredients together well.
  • 5Mix cake at least 10 minutes.
  • 6Fold in strawberry jam.
  • 7Grease 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.
  • 8CARMEL 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.

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Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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