Thursday, December 18, 2014

Cranberry Nut Cake Recipe

A festive delight for your Christmas table
Cranberry Nut Cake

  • 2 c. halved cranberries (cut when semi-frozen)
  • 1/2 c. toasted slivered almonds
  • grated rind of 1 orange
  • 1/2 c. all purpose flour

  • 1 c. butter or margarine
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 4 eggs (add 1 at a time and beat well)

  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

    Stir well to blend 

  1. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with 1/3 c. milk, starting and ending with dry ingredients. Stir in floured fruit and nuts.

  2. Spread batter into a greased and floured bundt or tube pan.

  3. Bake at 300o for 55 - 65 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

  4. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes, then turn out onto wire rack and cool completely.

  5. Wrap cooled cake in aluminum foil and store in cool place for several days to allow cake to ripen.

  6. Dust with icing sugar before serving.

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