Cranberry-Topped Cake

Bake this delicious cake topped with cranberry sauce and nuts – dessert ready in 1 hour 50 minutes.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 9

Ingredients

Topping

2/3
cup canned jellied cranberry sauce (from 16-oz can)
1/3
cup chopped walnuts or pecans
3
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon, if desired

Cake

2
cups all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
to 1 teaspoon salt
1
cup sugar
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon lemon extract or grated lemon peel
2
eggs
3/4
cup milk
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Generously grease 9-inch square pan with shortening; lightly flour. In medium bowl, mix all topping ingredients. Set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. In large bowl, beat 1 cup sugar and the shortening with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add lemon extract and eggs; beat well. Alternately add flour mixture and milk to butter mixture, beating until well combined. Pour batter into pan.
  • 3 Drop topping by teaspoonfuls evenly onto batter. Spread topping over batter.
  • 4 Bake 42 to 47 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool at least 30 minutes. Serve warm or cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    58g
    58%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    35g
    35%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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