100 year old jam cake

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By Rhonda Wheeler
from Warren, MI

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.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 10
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For 100 year old jam cake

  • 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
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How To Make 100 year old jam cake

  • 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.

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