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Mixed Berry Jam Cake

A jam cake made with homemade mixed berry jam and our favorite cake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Homemade jam, jam cake, mixed berry cake
Prep Time 37 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Processing Time 12 minutes
Total Time 47 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 360 kcal



Making The Mixed Berry Jam

  1. PREPARE boiling water canner. Heat jars in simmering water until ready for use. Do not boil. Wash lids in warm soapy water and set bands aside.
  2. COMBINE berries in an 8-quart saucepan. Gradually stir in pectin. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil that cannot be stirred down, over high heat, stirring constantly.
  3. ADD entire measure of sugar, stirring to dissolve. Return mixture to a full rolling boil. Boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim foam, if necessary.
  4. LADLE hot jam into hot jars, one at a time, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars. Apply bands and adjust to fingertip tight.
  5. PLACE filled jars in canner ensuring jars are covered by 1 to 2 inches of water. Place lid on canner. Bring water to gentle, steady boil.
  6. PROCESS jars for 10 minutes, adjusting for altitude. Turn off heat, remove lid and let jars stand for 5 minutes. Remove jars and cool. Check lids for seal after 24 hours. Lids should not flex up and down when center is pressed.

Putting Together The Jam Cake

  1. While the jam is cooling, mix your favorite recipe and bake in 4 small circle pans.

  2. Cool cakes and once jam is done stack, spreading a layer of jam between each cake layer. Top with Jam for a cake that is sweet, fruit forward and great for summer!

Nutrition Facts
Mixed Berry Jam Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.