Jam Cake

Jam Cake

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"Great cake for the holidays."
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servings 621 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 621 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 25 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 96.5g
  • 31%
  • Protein:
  • 6.5 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 78 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 272 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Grease and flour two 8 or 9 inch round pans. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix flour with soda, salt, cinnamon, and cloves. Add nuts and raisins to dry ingredients if using.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating continuously. Add jam. Add flour mixture alternately with milk. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Cool, and frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.
  5. To make Cream Cheese Frosting: mix together until creamy 1/4 cup butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla.



Ths cake was wonderful!! It reminded me of the one my grandmother used to make-Delicious!

I only used the icing recipe, I have a recipe for my grandma's jam cake. But the icing was really good.

This smelled great while it was baking and it is good but you should use parchment in the pans. It really stuck badly. The base of each layer is rather tough and chewy. Maybe it will soften up a...

this recipes makes a fantastic cake, but I have also made it with orange and rhubarb jam and added ginger instead of the other spices and it was wonderful too. I had no idea there was such a th...

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