- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 4 eggs
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1 1/2 cups strawberry jam
- Egg Nog Icing
How to Make It
Dissolve soda in buttermilk; stir well, and set aside.
Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Set aside.
Combine flour and pumpkin pie spice; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Fold jam into batter.
Pour batter into 3 waxed paper - lined and heavily greased 9 - inch round cake pans. Bake at 350° for 4 0 to 5 0 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove layers from pans, and let cake cool completely.
Spread Egg Nog Icing between layers and on top and sides of the cooled cake.