Kentucky Jam Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 8
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1 cup butter -- softened
2 cups sugar
5 large eggs
1 cup seedless blackberry jam
3 cups flour -- sifted
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1 cup buttermilk
2 cups chopped nuts -- optional
1 cup raisins

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add jam and beat well. Add sifted flour, soda, salt, cloves and allspice alternately with buttermilk; beat until smooth. Stir in nuts and raisins. Bake in 4 ( 9-inch) layer pans greased and floured on the sides with parchment paper lining the bottom. Bake in 350 degree oven for 35 minutes. NOTES: Other jams may be substituted.


Nutritional Information:

895 Calories (kcal); 47g Total Fat; (45% calories from fat); 16g Protein; 110g Carbohydrate; 180mg Cholesterol; 599mg Sodium

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