Cranberry Cake

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Cranberry Cake is perfect for the holidays! Sweet it’s also moist and easy to make, bake and store. A delicious cake enjoyed by all.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon powdered nutmeg (adjust quantity according to your preference)
  • ¾ cup to 1 cup powdered sugar (adjust sugar according to your taste)
  • 3 tablespoons soft butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1 cup dry sweetened cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons orange or 1 tablespoon lemon zest

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees C. Grease and line one 7 ½ inches x 6 inches rectangle cake pan.
  2. Whisk together first three ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Cream together butter and sugar. Add egg and mix well. Now add milk. The milk should be warm and not hot, or else it will curdle the egg.
  4. Add flour mix in three batches. Mix well after each addition till you get a lump free batter.
  5. Fold in cranberries and orange/lemon zest.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or till the cake turns brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Remove from the oven after 5 minutes. Cool in the rack. Slice next day or when completely cold.


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