Hard Times Cake

Hard Times Cake Recipe

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Isabel Vela


This is a quick and easy cake to make when in a pinch. I got it from the Divide School Cookbook.


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45 Min


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  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
  • 3 c
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 3
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • ·
    jelly (any flavor)

How to Make Hard Times Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix all ingredients except jelly together.
  3. Pour into 2 greased round cake pans.
  4. Bake 35-50 minutes or until top of cake springs back when pushed lightly with your fingertips.
  5. Let cool a few minutes; spread jelly on top of each layer while still warm.

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About Hard Times Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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