Holiday Cake with Cranberry Sauce

holiday cake with cranberry sauce Dessert
Holiday Cake with Cranberry Sauce
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 16

Turn Betty Crocker* SuperMoist* Golden Cake Mix into a delicious holiday pound cake topped with a warm cranberry sauce. ...MORE + LESS -


1 pkg Betty Crocker* SuperMoist* Golden Cake Mix
1 box (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
2/3 cup (175 mL) water
1/2 cup (125 mL) butter, melted
1 tsp (5 mL) rum extract
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground nutmeg
3 eggs

1 1/4 cup (300 mL) granulated sugar
2 tbsp (25 mL) cornstarch
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) fresh or frozen cranberries
1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh orange juice
1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange peel
1/8 tsp (.5 mL) ground nutmeg


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325ºF. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening or nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 1 minute. Spoon into pan; spread evenly in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch. Add cranberries and orange juice. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 7 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is thick and all cranberries have popped open. Stir in orange peel and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg. Serve warm cranberry sauce with cake.

Expert Tips

  • Special Touch: For a special holiday cake garnish, lightly brush fresh or frozen cranberries with corn syrup, then roll in sugar.

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