AUNT FANNY'S JAM CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

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

Directions

  • 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 three parts.
  • Roll and pat out one part.
  • Lay rolled dough in the bottom of buttered and floured pan.
  • Spread with jam.
  • Roll and pat out second part of dough.
  • 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.

Notes

Photograph of Fanny Goldstein Chemnick (1886–1955), Syd Goldstein’s sister & Grandma Goldstein’s aunt.

If second batch of dough is divided into 4 parts after rolling, and then each fourth patted to meet the others, the handling is easier.

Categories: Cake  Ovo-lacto Vegetarian 

Author Credit: Fanny Goldstein Chemnick

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