West Virginia Blackberry Cake

CategoryDifficultyBeginner

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
 
 Icing
 1 cup softened butter
 1 lb. powdered sugar
 1 tsp. vanilla
 3 Tbsp. cold coffee

1

Cream sugar and butter until fluffy.

2

Beat eggs and add to creamed mixture, beating well.

3

Combine 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.

4

Pour 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.

5

Stack layers, filling and frosting with icing.

6
7

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

Source:
From the RazzleDazzle Recipes website: find more at www.razzledazzlerecipes.com/berrylane/

Ingredients

 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
 
 Icing
 1 cup softened butter
 1 lb. powdered sugar
 1 tsp. vanilla
 3 Tbsp. cold coffee

Directions

1

Cream sugar and butter until fluffy.

2

Beat eggs and add to creamed mixture, beating well.

3

Combine 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.

4

Pour 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.

5

Stack layers, filling and frosting with icing.

6
7

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

West Virginia Blackberry Cake