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cranberry bundt cake

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This cake has vanilla pudding, raspberry jello and cranberry topping. This is on the same order as my Cherry Bundt Cake with a twist..but it could be made the same as the Cherry one if you like..

★★★★★ 1
serves 10-12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cranberry bundt cake

  • 18 oz
    deluxe white cake mix
  • 4 oz
    pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix(small pkg)
  • 1/4 c
    soft butter
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
    (can add up to 1 tablespoon) of orange zest,grated
  • 3 lg
  • 3 oz
    pkg. raspberry jello gelatin
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    whole fresh cranberries, rinsed, stems and bad ones removed

How To Make cranberry bundt cake

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350^. Combine dry cake mix, dry pudding mix, butter,vegetable oil,water, orange zest, and eggs in a large mixer bowl; beat mixture at medium speed for 2 minutes;until smooth and satiny. Reserve 1 cup of batter; spreading remainder evenly in a well greased and floured 10 or 12 inch bundt pan. Set aside.
  • 2
    In another bowl; Blend reserved 1 cup of batter, dry jello mix, and flour until well blended. Spoon mixture in a ring around the cake batter in the bundt pan. Using a spoon, fold jello mixture gently into batter(go around twice, being careful not to scrape sides of the bundt pan). Bake for about 50-55 minutes, or until tests done with toothpick and cake has come away from sides of pan. Cool in pan for 15 minutes, invert onto serving plate gently.
  • 3
    Topping: Combine water and sugar in a medium saucepan with a heavy bottom; stir over medium heat just until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boiling and cook until mixture reaches 220^ on candy thermometer. Remove from heat. Stir in cranberries. Cool mixture at room temperature until it reaches 115^(cranberries should NOT pop open, about 15 minutes. Remove berries from syrup with a slotted spoon and place over top of cake, mounding slightly, let some syrup drip down side of the cake for spectacular effect..