1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup shortening or butter
5 eggs, beaten until smooth
2 cups granulated sugar
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons nutmeg
2 teaspoons ground allspice
2 teaspoons ground cloves
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups blackberries
Add baking soda to buttermilk.
Mix flour, spices and salt together.
Add all remaining ingredients except blackberries to the buttermilk-soda mixture; mix well.
Add the blackberries (drain all juice, if frozen or canned), and beat until well mixed. Batter will be thick.
Grease and flour a tube cake pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.
May be served plain or with whipped cream.
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