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  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 6
  Strawberry jam 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flavorings To Taste (Almond, vanilla or rose)
  Unsifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Mixed dried and candied fruits and nuts 5 Pound
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mixed spice 3 Teaspoon
  Brandy/Sherry / strong coffee 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Cream butter and sugar together, then beat in eggs one at a time.
Add jam and flavoring.
Sift 1 cup of the measured flour over the prepared fruit and nuts and toss to coat well.
Sift remaining flour with dry ingredients and stir into the egg mixture.
Add the dredged fruit and brandy.
Mix thoroughly and spread in two greased and paper or foil-lined deep loaf pans, or use 1 8 x 8 x 3 and 1 6-or 7-inch-square pan.
Bake at 275F for 2 to 4 hours, depending on pan size and depth of batter.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 433 Calories from Fat 69

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.1%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 62.6 mg20.9%

Sodium 148.4 mg6.2%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.5%

Sugars 78.5 g

Protein 3 g5.9%

Vitamin A 5.4% Vitamin C 2.3%

Calcium 4.4% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Old Fashioned Jam Cake Recipe