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Aunt Fanny's Jam Cake (Mother’s Method)


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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 30-35 minutes

Ingredients

2-1/2 C flour
1 C sugar
3-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 C shortening
2 eggs
1/2 C milk
Jam


Butter and flour a good-sized loaf cake pan.


Sift dry ingredients.


Cut in shortening, or rub in well with fingers.


Make a hole in center and break in the two eggs and mix.


Add the 1/2 cup milk and mix thoroughly.


Allow to rest 10 minutes.


Divide dough into two parts.


Roll and pat out one part


Lay rolled dough in the bottom of buttered and floured pan.


Spread with jam.


Make strips out of the balance of dough


Criss-cross strips over the jam.


Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.


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Notes

This is Zelma's adaptation of Aunt Fanny's recipe.

Photograph of Zelma Levin, age 14.

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