You are here: Home » Recipes » Jam Cake with Caramel Frosting Jam Cake with Caramel Frosting Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 12 servings This moist and tasty cake is perfect for the holidays. PrintEmail Ingredients Cake:2 cups buttermilk1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda3 1/2 cups flour1 teaspoon allspice1 teaspoon nutmeg1 teaspoon cinnamon1 1/2 cups blackberry preserves1 cup chopped walnuts1 cup raisins or currants2 cups sugar1 cup (2 sticks) butter4 -- eggsCaramel Frosting:2 cups sugar1/2 cup (1 stick) butter1/2 cup milk Instructions For the cake, mix the buttermilk and baking soda in a small bowl. Combine the flour, allspice, nutmeg and cinnamon in a bowl and mix well. Stir in the preserves, walnuts and raisins. Beat the sugar and butter in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy, scraping the bowl occasionally. Add the eggs to the butter mixture 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the buttermilk mixture. Add the flour mixture gradually, stirring constantly. Spoon the batter into 3 buttered and floured 9-inch cake pans. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes or until the layers test done. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely. For the frosting, bring the sugar, butter and milk to a boil in a saucepan, stirring occasionally. Boil for 2 minutes. Let stand until cool. Beat with a wooden spoon to a spreading consistency. Spread the frosting between the layers and over the top and side of the cake. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Owensboro’s Home Again, Home Again (Junior League of Owensboro, Kentucky, 2004).