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karen's cranberry orange bundt cake

Recipe by
Dorene Fishkin
Tacoma, WA

My friend Karen gave me this recipe and I made it for the first time to take to our Sunday barbecue. Everyone enjoyed it so for me it is keeper.

yield 10 -12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For karen's cranberry orange bundt cake

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix (i always use duncan hines)
  • 1 can
    (16 ounce) whole cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 c
    orange juice, fresh
  • 2
  • 3/4 c
    confectioner's sugar
  • 2 tab.
    orange rind, finally grated

How To Make karen's cranberry orange bundt cake

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350'. Grease and lightly flour a Bundt pan. Place the cake mix in the bowl of an electric mixer. Reserve 1/3 cup of the cranberry sauce for glaze.
  • 2
    Add the remaining cranberry sauce to the cake mix along with the orange juice, zest and eggs. Beat at medium speed until the ingredients are well mixed.
  • 3
    Pour batter into prepared pan and bake at 350' for about 50 minutes or until the cake is done. Cool for 30 minutes then invert onto plate.
  • 4
    You can make a glaze by whisking the reserved cranberry sauce with the confectioner's sugar until smooth. Spoon over the cake or if your family insists on a cream cheese glaze you can make your favorite one.
  • 5
    Enjoy this cake which also is good for brunch as it isn't too rich.