Saturday, November 28, 2009

Blackberry Cake

Grandma Amanda Heaberlin's Recipe

1 c butter
2 c sugar
5 eggs
4 c flour, Sift with the following dry ingredients three times.
1 tsp soda
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 c sour milk or buttermilk
1 or 2 c blackberries, nut and raisins (optional)

Cream butter, add sugar. Beat in one egg at a time until you have three. Alternate flour and add more eggs until all five are added. Add flour one cup of milk and rest of ingredients. Stir well. Put in layer pans or tube pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 300 F for 45 minutes.
Ice with grandma's caramel icing.

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