Grandma's Jam Cake

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Valeria T.

Make this super easy and delicious cake, using jam, fruits, very little sugar and little oil that my grandma from Serbia taught me.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 12 cups lukewarm water
  • 2 tablespoons apricot jam
  • 12 cup sunflower oil
  • 12 teaspoon baking soda
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla sugar or 12 teaspoon extract
  • cinnamon
  • flour (as much needed)


  1. On a cheese grater, grate 1 apple and 1 banana and put them aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 200 Celsius/400 Fahrenheit.
  3. In a bowl, add water and jam and mix using a fork.
  4. Add oil, cinnamon, vanilla, baking soda and sugar and mix well.
  5. Start adding and mixing flour using a mixer until you have created a not-too-thick-not-too-runny batter.
  6. Add the fruits to the mixture and mix gently with a fork.
  7. Pour into a baking pan and bake for 20-30 minutes, depending on your oven.

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