Cranberry Orange Cake

Cranberry Orange Cake

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Yield: Serves 12 This cranberry orange cake is almost like a pound cake and gets better as it sets. Bake it in a bundt or loaf pan.

Ingredients

• 1 1/2 cups flour

• 2 teaspoons baking powder

• 1/4 teaspoon salt

• 1 cup sour cream

• 1 cup sugar

• 3 large eggs

• zest of one orange – about 1 tablespoon

• juice of an orange

• 1/2 cup butter

• 2 tablespoons sugar

• 1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries

• For the Icing:

• 1 cup powdered sugar

• 2 – 3 tablespoons water, milk or orange juice

• Instructions

1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a bundt pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle the 2 tablespoons of sugar on the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of the cranberries on the bottom of the pan. Set aside.

2 Cream together butter and sugar until sugar turn a lemon color, about 4 – 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time and mix in until incorporated.

3 Add the orange juice and zest. Add the sour cream.

4 When incorporated add the flour, salt and baking powder. When this is all mixed together stir in the remaining 1 1/4 cups cranberries.

5 Bake for 50 – 55 minutes until a tester comes out clean. Let pan set for 5 minutes after you take the cake out of the oven. Mix up your glaze ingredients and spread on top and sides of cake.

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