Cranberry Christmas Cake

Megan Starling


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.

★★★★★ 1 vote
12-14 depending on how big the slices are.
15 Min
50 Min


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

How to Make Cranberry Christmas Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2with 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.
  • 3this mixture should form a ribbon when you lift the beaters out of the bowl.
  • 4add the butter and vanilla; mix two more minutes.
  • 5stir in the flour until just combined.
  • 6add the cranberries and stir to mix throughout.
  • 7spread 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.
  • 8let cool completely before cutting in to slices.

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About Cranberry Christmas Cake

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

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