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    Old Fashioned Blackberry Spice Cake

    Source of Recipe


    List of Ingredients

    Yield: 12 servings

    2 sticks (1 cup) butter, softened
    1 1/2 cups sugar
    3 large eggs, beaten
    3 cups flour
    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon each, ground: cloves, nutmeg, ginger
    1 cup buttermilk
    1 1/2 cups blackberry jam
    1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans


    1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat butter and sugar in bowl of electric
    mixer until well mixed. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each

    2. Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, cloves, nutmeg and
    ginger in medium bowl. Alternately add flour mixture and
    buttermilk to butter mixture, beating well after each addition,
    beginning and ending with flour. Beat in jam. Stir in nuts by hand.

    3. Pour batter evenly into three greased and floured 9-inch round cake
    pans. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean,
    about 35 minutes. Cool 10 minutes in pans; turn out onto wire racks.
    Cool completely.

    Use a 7 minute frosting or a cream cheese icing with this cake.
    Caramel frosting is good too.




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