PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour three 9" cake pans; set aside.
Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a
time, beating well after each addition. Add jam and mix well. Combine
dry ingredients; divide into thirds and add alternating with the
buttermilk. Pour evenly into prepared cake pans and bake for 30
Cook 1-1/2 cups sugar with the cream. Melt the remaining 1/2 cup sugar
and add to the cooked sugar and cream mixture. Cook until soft ball
forms. Remove from heat and add the vanilla, butter and blackberry
puree; beating well. Frost cooled cake and garnish with more
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