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Criss Cross Jam Cake
2 1/2 cups sifted flour
1/2 lb. butter
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
4 egg yolks (save whites for Meringue)
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla


Mix butter, sugar, salt and egg yolks together.

Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla and milk. Mix all ingredients well.

Pat on bottom of layer pan (8x12). Save about 3/4 cup of dough for criss cross topping.

Spread 1 12oz. jar of favorite jam over the dough.

Beat egg whites stiff and add 1/2 cup of ground nuts. Spread meringue over jam.

Take remaining dough and roll small pieces by hand on wax paper about the size of a pencil. Place each roll over meringue at an angle.

Bake at 350 degrees F. between 25-30 minutes.

Preparation Time: Serves:
Recipe Origin: United States
Submitted by:
Amelia Brondos
United States
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