Mam's Black Cake

Mam's Black Cake

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"This recipe came from my 90-year-old grandmother's handwritten recipe collection."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 163 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.3g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 124 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 8 inch round cake layer pans.
  2. Dissolve the baking soda in the buttermilk.
  3. Combine the sugar, 3 1/2 cups of the flour, ground nutmeg, ground cloves, ground cinnamon and the butter. Stir in the buttermilk mixture.
  4. Toss the blackberries and raisins with the remaining 1/2 cup of flour to coat. Mix in the blackberries and the raisins into the batter and stir until evenly distributed. Pour batter into the prepared pans.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center of the cakes comes out clean.
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This came out great but I did not use raisins. Instead I used 2 cups of blackberries and 2 cups of blueberries. I cups of black berries is definitely not enough. I wasn't really sure about t...

Very good. This is a spice cake with blackberries in but the flavour is very much there. Comparable to Blackberry Yummies, also on this site. The directions are a little haphazard, with ingre...

Didn't have any raisins, so I doubled the blackberries. First off, the cake was beautiful. Nice brownish color, with purple ribbons in it. EXTREMELEY moist. More so than I would've expected from...