For more than 60 years,
a publication centered on life in Mississippi.
Today is September 29, 2022

Mississippi Jam Cake

Breads & Desserts


1 box spice cake mix
1 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup sweetened applesauce
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
2/3 cup homemade or good-quality blackberry jam
1 tsp. vanilla

8 oz. butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup whole milk
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 tsp. vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 F. In a bowl, combine cake mix, buttermilk, applesauce, oil, eggs, cinnamon and jam. Mix well. Add vanilla and beat again. Pour into prepared pan, either a tube pan or 2 (9-inch) layer pans. Bake in tube pan for 50 minutes, or layer pans about 30 minutes.
  In a heavy saucepan, bring to a boil the butter and brown sugar. Boil about 2 minutes. Add milk and bring back to a boil. Remove from heat and add sifted confectioners’ sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Spread over cooled cake.


from “Feeding the Flock,” Oak Grove Baptist Church, Bentonia

Site designed by Marketing Alliance, Inc.