New Bedford Cranberry Nut Cake

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Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

Prize winning cake. New Bedford Standard Times ~ 1966
Simple recipes are sometimes the best ~ as in this case ~ tasty and easy to whip together !
Great warm with whipped cream!

(That is New Bedford, Massachusetts)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10" tupe pan
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    shortening
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 4
    eggs
  • 3 c
    sifted flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    cranberries, chopped
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • GLAZE:

  • MIX 2 CUPS CONFECTIONERS SUGAR

  • CRANBERRY JUICE

How to Make New Bedford Cranberry Nut Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream shortening and sugar thoroughly. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift flour, baking power and salt. Add sifted ingredients to creamed mixture alternating with milk, blending well. Fold in cranberries and pecans.
    Spread in greased and floured tube pan.
  2. Bake 350 degrees for 1 hour.
    When cool simply sprinkle with confections' sugar.
  3. GLAZE: MIX CONFECTIONERS' SUGAR WITH ENOUGH CRANBERRY JUICE UNTIL LIKE HEAVY CREAM.

    TIP: THESE WOULD MAKE PRETTY LOOKING BREADS FOR HOLIDAYS ~ USE 3 GREASED (OR ALUMINUM) AND FLOURED
    3 X 5 1/2 X 2" LOAF PANS
    BAKE 20-30 MINUTES, OR UNTIL TOOTHPICK COMES OUT CLEAN, WATCH CLOSELY!
    COOL BEFORE SLICING !

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About New Bedford Cranberry Nut Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cranberries, #pecans




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