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Blackberry Cake

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“This is an old recipe from my Granny. I haven't made it but remember loving it as a child. On my list of things to make this summer.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the sugar and butter.
  2. Beat the eggs and add to the creamed mixture; stir to combine.
  3. In another bowl, add the flour, spices, baking soda, and baking powder; stir to combine.
  4. Add to the creamed mixture alternately with the buttermilk, stirring to combine after each addition.
  5. Gently fold in the blackberries.
  6. Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 8-inch round cake pans.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until pick comes out clean.
  8. Cool on a wire rack.
  9. For the icing: using an electric mixer, beat all the ingredients together until smooth and fluffy.
  10. Add more coffee or water if necessary to get a good spreading consistency.
  11. Spread icing between cake layers and then the sides and top of the cake.

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