My family's best holiday cranberry cake

2
sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

My aunt used to make this "special holiday" cake during the Christmas season. She would put the cake on a Christmas-themed plate and place mint sprigs around the cake on the plate for a pretty presentation. This is a very sweet-tart tasting cake that has a refreshing after taste.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 12 oz
    bag frozen whole cranberries
  • 3/4 c
    packed, light brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 2 large
    eggs, at room temp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1-3/4 c
    sifted flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, at room temp
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    light sour cream

How to Make My family's best holiday cranberry cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Lightly spray a 9"-spring form pan w/ cooking spray. In medium saucepan over low heat, Stir 4 tbsp butter and 3/4 cup brown sugar until melted. Remove pan from heat and stir in cranberries.
  2. Pour cranberry mix into bottom of pan. Smooth it out with a spatula. Heat oven to 350. In small bowl, whisk together eggs and vanilla. In lg bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In another lg bowl, cream remaining butter for 2 mins, until fluffy. Add sugar and mix well. Beat in egg mix and then sour cream. Lastly, gently mix in flour mix until just combined. Pour mix over cranberry mix. Bake 50-60 mins. Let cool at least 15 mins. Put a lg plate over top of pan and gently flip over until cake is on plate w/ cranberry sauce on top.

Printable Recipe Card

About My family's best holiday cranberry cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy Heirloom



Show 10 Comments & Reviews

24 Italian Restaurant-Quality Recipes to Make at Home

24 Italian Restaurant-Quality Recipes to Make at Home


What’s for dinner? Italian, but you’re not heading to your favorite restaurant. Tonight’s restaurant-quality Italian meal is going to be made at home. We’re sharing classic Italian recipes like chicken marsala and eggplant rollatini. There are classics with a twist, such as stuffed chicken Parmesan. And for dessert? Tiramisu, cannolis, and New York Cheesecake are on […]

Comfort Food Recipes For Tonight’s Dinner

Comfort Food Recipes For Tonight’s Dinner


With the weather being all over the place these days, comfort food has been what I’ve craved. What’s considered comfort food? Everyone may have a different opinion but it can be a variety of different things. It can be something that reminds you of your childhood, maybe a meal based on the region you live/grew […]

18 Brussels Sprout Recipes

18 Brussels Sprout Recipes


Brussels sprouts get such a bad rap. They are one of our favorite veggies! Their smoky flavor pairs deliciously with cheese, bacon, onions, nuts, and more. A healthy vegetable that is in season right now, now’s the time to start trying new and tasty Brussels sprout recipes. Scroll down for delicious ideas that are sure […]