Great Grandma’s Famous Jimmy Cake

If you are wondering, jimmies are chocolate sprinkles which are mixed into this moist cake, giving it a hint of chocolate which pairs well with a light coffee flavor.



1/2 c. vegetable shortening (or coconut oil, which I prefer and use)

1/2 c. butter, softened

2 c. powdered sugar

2 tsp. baking powder

4 egg yolks

4 egg whites, beaten

1 c. cold coffee

1 c. chocolate sprinkles (jimmies)

2 c. flour

1/2 tsp. salt

1 tsp. vanilla


Coffee Glaze:

2 c. powdered sugar

1 tsp. instant coffee

1/4 c. milk, add more milk as necessary



Extra chocolate jimmies

For directions, visit Jam Hands.

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