Orange-Cranberry Cake

Orange-Cranberry Cake

Two types of fruit complement this elegant dessert recipe. Baked in a tube pan, orange glaze is drizzled across the outside and center of the cake.

Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
12
PREP TIME
30 mins

Orange-Cranberry Cake

Two types of fruit complement this elegant dessert recipe. Baked in a tube pan, orange glaze is drizzled across the outside and center of the cake.

Ingredients
  • 2 1/4  cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2  cups rolled oats
  • 1   tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt
  • 3/4  cup butter, softened
  • 1   cup sugar
  • 3   eggs
  • 1   cup milk
  • 2   cups fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 2   tablespoons sugar
  • 2   teaspoons finely shredded orange peel
Orange Glaze
  • 1   cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1   teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
  • 1 - 2   tablespoons orange juice

Related Video
How to Bake a Cake from Scratch

Toss the boxed cake mix and learn how to bake a cake from scratch. Nothing tastes better than homemade!

Directions
1. 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan; set aside. In bowl stir together flour, oats, baking powder, soda, and salt.
2. 
In large mixing bowl beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add the 1 cup sugar; beat until well combined. Add eggs; beat until well combined. Alternately add flour mixture and milk, beating on low speed after each addition until combined.
3. 
Toss cranberries with 2 tablespoons sugar; fold into batter with orange peel. Spoon batter into prepared pan; spread evenly.
4. 
Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool on rack. Prepare Orange Glaze; spoon over cooled cake. Let stand until glaze is set. Makes 12 servings.
Orange Glaze
1. 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan; set aside. In bowl stir together flour, oats, baking powder, soda, and salt.
2. 
In large mixing bowl beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add the 1 cup sugar; beat until well combined. Add eggs; beat until well combined. Alternately add flour mixture and milk, beating on low speed after each addition until combined.
3. 
Toss cranberries with 2 tablespoons sugar; fold into batter with orange peel. Spoon batter into prepared pan; spread evenly.
4. 
Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool on rack. Prepare Orange Glaze; spoon over cooled cake. Let stand until glaze is set. Makes 12 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 374, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 85, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 57, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 31, pro. (g) 6, vit. A (IU) 437, vit. C (mg) 4, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 56, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 318, Potassium (mg) 131, calcium (mg) 61, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Comments
Back to Top