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Cranberry Pound Cake

No recipe image available.Fill your home with traditional fall and winter holiday aromas when you bake this orange-scented cranberry nut pound cake.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups cranberries
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup margarine or butter
5 large eggs
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
Powdered sugar for dusting

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Butter and flour a Bundt® cake pan.
  2. Coarsely chop cranberries.
  3. Beat sugar and margarine until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, and then beat in sour cream, orange juice, vanilla, and orange peel.
  4. Sift flour and salt together.
  5. With mixer on low speed, add dry ingredients to egg mixture and stop when all has been added. Mix by hand until just combined. Fold in pecans and cranberries.
  6. Pour batter into Bundt® pan, tapping pans on counter to release any air bubbles.
  7. Bake about 45 minutes. Cool in pan for 10 minutes and then turn out onto wire rack and cool completely.
  8. Dust cake lightly with powdered sugar.

Makes 12 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Iowa Egg Council.