Jelly Cake

Jelly Cake Recipe

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Sherard Lewis


A traditional favorite that dates back to the early 1900's, especially at Christmas.


★★★★★ 2 votes

about 12
20 Min
25 Min


  • 1 box
    duncan hines butter batter cakemix, plus ingredients to make cake
  • 2 lb
    jar of apple jelly
  • 1 pkg
    3 oz., raspberry jello
  • 1/4 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ·
    shredded coconut, if desired for top

How to Make Jelly Cake


  1. The night before you fix your cake fix the jelly by combining the last four ingredients and refrigerate. Preheat oven to 350 dedgrees. Grease and flour two 8 or 9 inch cake pans. Bake cake as directed. Cool completely. Split layers equally to make four layers. Spread jelly mixture between layers, on top and sides of cake. Sprinkle with coconut if desired. Keep refrigerated.

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About Jelly Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #Jelly

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