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Mississippi Jam Cake

Breads & Desserts

Ingredients

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

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

Instructions

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.

Miscellaneous

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

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