Tangy Fresh Cranberry Apple Cake

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November 22, 2015


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Tangy, Sweet and Colorful…A Super Easy Cake Recipe for Thanksgiving that you will absolutely love!

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Ingredients:
12 ounces fresh cranberries, rinsed and picked over for stems
1 apple, peeled, cored, and diced
1/2 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
1 tablespoon grated orange zest
1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup all-purpose flour sieved with 1/4 tsp salt and 1 level tsp baking powder.
Method:
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
Mix the cranberries, apple, brown sugar, orange zest, orange juice, and 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon in a medium bowl. Pour into a 10 inch glass baking dish and keep aside.

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Beat the eggs with an electric mixer till well blended….about 2 minutes. With the mixer on medium, add 1 cup of the granulated sugar, the butter, vanilla, and sour cream and beat just until combined. Then on low speed, slowly add the sieved flour.

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Now, pour the cake batter over the fruit layer, using a spoon to spread it evenly.

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Bake for 55 to 60 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean and the fruit is bubbling around the edges.

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Serve warm or at room temperature with some whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla Icecream!

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