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JAM CAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty T. Fields
Added: Monday, July 14, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup jam or jelly (blackberry)
1 cup raisins
1 tbsp. cocoa
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. allspice
1 cup nuts
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup coconut
1 1/2 cup buttermilk
1 cup sugar
2 cups flour
Dash of soda
1 tsp. baking powder
3 eggs

Frosting:
1 2/3 cup evaporated milk
1 2/3 cup sugar
5 egg yolks
1 2/3 stick margarine
1 2/3 tsp. vanilla
2 cups coconut
1 2/3 cup chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Mix dry ingredients. Add eggs, buttermilk, butter, vanilla; then jelly, coconut, raisins, and nuts. Mix thoroughly. Pour into floured cake pans. Bake at 325 for 25-30 minutes. It is best to make four thin layers.

Frosting:
Combine milk, sugar, eggs, and margarine. Add vanilla. Cook on low heat until thickens (about 12 minutes). Add coconut and pecans. Stir until ready to spread.

 

 

 

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