Saturday, January 28, 2006

Cranberry Coffee Cake


Here is the recipe for one of the desserts we had last night.
This has been a favorite family recipe for generations.

CRANBERRY COFFEE CAKE

1 stick margarine or butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 pint sour cream
1 teaspoon almond flavoring
1 can WHOLE BERRY cranberry sauce
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Cream margarine and add sugar. Add unbeaten eggs and mix. Add dry ingredients alternately with sour cream. Add flavoring. Grease and flour a tube pan or bundt pan. Put layer of batter on bottom, little more than half the batter. Add half the cranberry sauce. Layer remaining batter. Layer remaining cranberry sauce and sprinkle with nuts.
Bake at 350 for 55 minutes. Cool 5 minutes then remove from the pan.
Frosting: Mix well 3/4 cup confectioners sugar, 2 Tablespoons warm water and 1/2 teaspoon almond flavoring. Spread over warm cake, letting it drizzle over the sides.


3 Comments:

Blogger Inga Helene said...

Can you send a piece up here? With only two people in the household, I seldom bake. My DH loves cooking, so he cooks for the most.The cakes look surely delicious.

Inga

Saturday, January 28, 2006  
Blogger Patty said...

I will send you a piece of cake if you will send me some cold winter weather and snow if you have some !

Saturday, January 28, 2006  
Blogger Bonnie said...

You've been busy on your blog! this cranberry cake sounds so good, and I have the ingredients here to try it, so it can be our special sunday treat tomorrow.

I can almost smell your bread from here and I love the glimpses into your life, the shoes (wait til lucy sees these!) and the clothes hanging on the line.

I went to good will today. Found some darling long skirts, and I made myself stay AWAY from denim blue! I think if I were to say "the blues" in any other color it would probably also be grey, or drab brown. Just not my colors. I love blue!

Bonnie

Saturday, January 28, 2006  

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