Recipe for Jam Cake


    Jam Cake

    1 cup butter, softened
    2 cups granulated sugar
    3 eggs, beaten
    3 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 cup buttermilk
    1 cup blackberry jam
    1 tablespoon allspice
    1 cup black walnut pieces (or other nuts)
    1 cup raisins
    1 1/2 cups flake coconut

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

    In large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar. Add eggs. Beat until creamy.

    Mix flour and soda. Add to butter mixture. Mix well. Add buttermilk, jam and allspice. Mix well. Stir in black walnuts, raisins and coconut.

    Pour into lightly greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake 1 hour at 325 degrees F. Cool 15 minutes in pan. Loosen cake and invert onto cooling rack.

    Serves 12 to 16.