Megan Starling Recipe

Cranberry Christmas Cake

By Megan Starling megscountry


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
12-14 depending on how big the slices are.
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Megan's Story

I found this recipe on Barefeet in the Kitchen, but I couldn't figure out how to bring it over here, so I figured I'd just post it, even though it's not my own recipe. it's pretty easy, kind of like coffeecake, but lighter. i think it's going to be a hit at office Christmas parties.

Ingredients

3
eggs
2 c
sugar
3/4 c
butter, softened
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
flour
12 oz
fresh cranberries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2
with a mixer, beat the eggs and sugar until slightly thickened and light in color, about 5-7 minutes. the mixture should almost double in size. the eggs work as your leavening agent in this recipe, so do not skip this step.
3
this mixture should form a ribbon when you lift the beaters out of the bowl.
4
add the butter and vanilla; mix two more minutes.
5
stir in the flour until just combined.
6
add the cranberries and stir to mix throughout.
7
spread in a buttered 9x13 pan. bake for 40-50 minutes or until very lightly browned and a toothpick inserted near the center of the cake comes out clean.
8
let cool completely before cutting in to slices.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern

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12 Comments

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Carol Junkins CarolAJ
Dec 7, 2013
Ahh love that kinda talk ~ thanks !!! haha
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Bob Cooney - Shaklee Distributor firemanbob59
Dec 7, 2013
When a GREAT recipe is found, I NEVER keep it to myself.... Everyone should have the chance to taste this.... :)
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Carol Junkins CarolAJ
Dec 7, 2013
Thanks for sharing Bob, how nice of you ~ very nice!
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carolyn shattuck benscricket
Dec 7, 2013
I used a sugar substitute and it doesn't fluff up as much, but the recipe is very good and will make it again