Blackberry Cake

2 cups Sugar
1 cup (1/2 lb) Butter
1 cup Butter Milk
4 Eggs
1 tsp Soda
1 tsp (Heaping) Baking Powder
3-1/2 cups Cake Flour
1-1/2 cups Blackberry Jam / Preserves (Not Jelly)
3 tsp Cinnamon
3 tsp Allspice
1 tsp Nutmeg

*** Cream sugar and butter add eggs. Cream thoroughly. Sift all dry ingredients together 3 times. Add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture. Add jam and mix thoroughly. Bake in 4 (four) layers in greased layer pans. Bake at 350F 20-25 minutes. Put together with seven minute icing.

NOTE: Make a 4 layer cake or two 2 layer cakes.

Yield: 12 Servings

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana