Saturday, December 12, 2009

Christmas Cranberry Cake

This cake has been a Christmas tradition for many years at our neighborhood progressive dinner. The dessert course is always at our house, and one year I tried something different for dessert, and there was a revolt! So, last night we had our party and the Cranberry Cake was there once again. It's officially Christmas!! The cake is VERY low fat and a little tart, but the sauce is very HIGH fat and sweet and together the are delicious!

Christmas Cranberry Cake

3 TBSP butter
1½ c sugar
1½ c milk
3 c flour
4 ½ tsp baking powder
A dash of salt
18 oz (1 ½ bags) fresh cranberries

2 cubes butter
2 c sugar
1 c heavy cream
1 tsp vanilla

Cake: Cream butter and sugar, then add milk and mix together.  Wisk together flour, baking powder and salt and add to mixture. Fold in cranberries. Bake in greased bunt pan at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes. Let cake cool for 5 – 10 minutes then remove from bundt pan. Let cool and top with sauce

Sauce: Melt butter and add other ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Do not boil.

1 comment:

Jenn said...

I was just thinking about this cake earlier today! It is a yummy sign that Christmas is here for sure. P.s. I love you blog. I always tell my mom I hope she is reading it because all of the recipes look so yummy!

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