~ cranberry pound cake w/ cranberry topping ~ easy

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By Cassie *
from Somewhere, PA

My whole family loves anything cranberry, and I actually had 3 bags left from over stocking up last Thanksgiving. They've been after me to make something cranberry...so here is what I decided to make. I was not disappointed in the least. It's delicious alone or with the cranberry topping. Yum! Enjoy!

serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For ~ cranberry pound cake w/ cranberry topping ~ easy

  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    each - allspice & salt
  • 1 c
    chopped cranberries
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • 4
    eggs
  • 2 c
    cake flour
  • TOPPING
  • 6 oz
    chopped cranberries
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 3/4 tsp
    orange zest
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How To Make ~ cranberry pound cake w/ cranberry topping ~ easy

  • 1
    Make glaze and cool. Chop cranberries in food processor. Add the cranberries to a small saucepan then add water, sugar and zest. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce to a simmer and cook down for 10 - 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. It will thicken more as cooling.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Spray and flour a 9 x 5 bread pan. set aside. Chop cranberries.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, beat the butter, sugar, allspice and salt until fluffy. Turn mixer to low and beat in flour a little at a time, until all is incorporated. Fold in the cranberries and zest.
  • 4
    Spread batter into prepared pan and bake for 60 - 70 minutes or until pick comes out clean.
  • 5
    Delicious!
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