West Virginia Blackberry Cake


August 13, 2015

Blackberry and spice makes this cake nice


2 cups sugar

1 cup softened butter

4 eggs

3 cups flour

1 tsp. each ground cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. baking powder

1 cup buttermilk

1 1/2 cups fresh blackberries


1 cup softened butter

1 lb. powdered sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

3 Tbsp. cold coffee


1Cream sugar and butter until fluffy.

2Beat eggs and add to creamed mixture, beating well.

3Combine flour, spices, baking soda and baking powder; whisk well. Add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, in three additions each, beating until smooth. Fold in berries.

4Pour batter into three greased and floured, 8-inch-round layer pans. Bake at 350°F. for 30 minutes, or until the top springs back when gently touched. Remove from pans and cool on wire racks.

5Stack layers, filling and frosting with icing.

6Icing: Combine ingredients and beat until smooth, adding coffee if necessary to achieve a spreading consistency.

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