Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

Cranberry Orange Pound Cake Recipe

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Marian Arbour


I like to make a fruit pound cake when I have friends over for a chat and coffee and this cake freezes if there is any left over.

★★★★★ 1 vote
12 to 14
15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


1 1/2 c
butter softened
2 3/4 c
1 tsp
3 tsp
grated orange peel
3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 c
sour cream
1 1/8 c
fresh or frozen cranberries,,chopped
vanilla butter sauce
1 c
white sugar
1 Tbsp
1/2 c
half-and-half cream
1/2 c
butter softened [no subs}`
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Cranberry Orange Pound Cake


  • 1In a mixing bowl cream butter, gradually beat in sugar until light and fluffy about 7 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition, stir in vanilla and orange zest..combine flour and baking powder, add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. beat on low speed just until blended. Fold in cranberries.
  • 2Pour into a greased and floured 10 inch tube pan and bake at 359F for 65 to 70 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. remove and cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes and remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
  • 3In small saucepan add sugar and flour stir in cream and butter and bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes stirring constantly,remove from heat and stir in vanilla. serve warm over cake...pour sauce into a container and warm sauce in micro when serving later. This recipe yields about 1-1/2 cups of sauce.

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About Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian