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Bessie's Jam Cake

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by peachachecha, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. peachachecha

    peachachecha Out Of The Brooder

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    Last year an 85 year old friend of mine gave me her mother's jam cake recipe. Her mother made this instead of fruit cake. I love fruit cake so I thought I would give this a try. It is wonderful and I will always make this now instead of my old fruit cake recipe. Hope you all enjoy this.

    Bessie's Jam Cake

    Mix together:
    1/2 cup butter
    1 cup sugar
    1 cup applesauce
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    2 eggs - beaten

    Shift together:
    2 cups all purpose flour
    2 teaspoon cinnamon
    1/2 teaspoon cloves
    1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    1 teaspoon allspice

    Mix all together and then add and mix well:
    1/2 box raisens
    1 box mincement
    1 cup chopped nuts
    1/2 cup cherry preserves
    1/2 cup blackberry jam
    1/2 cup strawberry preserves

    Greese and flour the bottom and sides of an angel food cake pan. Pour mixture in pan and bake at 325 degrees F until done - approximately one hour.
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Sounds delish! Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  3. peachachecha

    peachachecha Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:It is heavenly - I like it much better than fruit cake, which I like very much. I have had to force myself not to make it throughout the year and only save it for Christmas. Let me know how you like it if you make it.
     

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