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Cranberry Cornmeal Torte

Enjoy this delicious cornmeal torte topped with cranberry and served with whipped cream - perfect dessert for any holiday.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

Cake

3/4
cup sugar
3/4
cup margarine or butter, softened
1
tablespoon vanilla
1
egg
1
cup all purpose flour
1/2
cup yellow corn meal
1 1/4
teaspoons baking powder
3/4
cup fresh or frozen cranberries

Topping

1/2
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons powdered sugar

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 8 or 9-inch springform pan. In large bowl, combine sugar, margarine, vanilla and egg; beat until well blended.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour, cornmeal and baking powder until well mixed. Spoon into greased and floured pan. Sprinkle with cranberries; press in slightly.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 40 to 45 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool at least 1 hour 15 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine whipping cream and powdered sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Garnish torte with whipped cream. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 8 or 9-inch springform pan. In large bowl, combine sugar, margarine, vanilla and egg; beat until well blended.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour, cornmeal and baking powder until well mixed. Spoon into greased and floured pan. Sprinkle with cranberries; press in slightly.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 40 to 45 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool at least 1 hour 15 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine whipping cream and powdered sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Garnish torte with whipped cream. Store in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This torte is the perfect holiday take-along dessert because it travels well.

Easy to cut into thin wedges, this torte is a great addition to a holiday treat try.

Since cranberries and cornmeal are both native North American foods, this dessert is a great ending to a traditional roast turkey dinner.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.