Bessie's Jam Cake

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

  1. peachachecha

    peachachecha Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 2, 2011
    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

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Sounds delish! Thanks! [​IMG]
  3. peachachecha

    peachachecha Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 2, 2011
    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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