Tennessee Jam Cake

1
Anita Hoffman

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Tennessee Jam Cake

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.

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About Tennessee Jam Cake

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