Mary Louise Recipe

Ellie's Cranberry Cake with Lemon Butter Sauce

By Mary Louise BlueRibbonBaking


This is a very old recipe that belonged to my grandmother. Her name was also Mary Louise, but she went by the name Louise.

I am not sure where this recipe was, but about five years ago was the first time I tasted it. My mother made this when I went home to visit with my friend who was visiting from England. Needless to say my friend was crazy about this cake and so was I.

This cake has to be served with the lemon butter sauce or you can not fully enjoy it. It is easy to make and perfect to share with friends and a cup of coffee or tea.


Recipe Rating:
 15 Ratings
Cooking Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is a must serve for your holiday gatherings! The flavors are bold and delicious - perfect for everyday or special festivities.

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
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1 c
milk
2 c
cake flour
2 tsp
baking powder
pinch
salt
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
cranberries, cut in half (fresh is best or frozen)
LEMON BUTTER SAUCE
1/2 c
butter
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1 c
brown sugar
1 pt
boiling water
2 Tbsp
flour
juice of one lemon
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
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About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American