This Easy Cranberry Cake Is The Perfect Holiday Treat! Passes For Both Breakfast And Dessert!

tea cake cut into slices, top view

Cranberry Tea Cake
Yields 2 loaves

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cranberries, roughly chopped (fresh or dried)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • powdered sugar, garnish

Directions

Preheat oven to 350º F and lightly grease 2 loaf pans.
In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt, and set aside.
In a large bowl or mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until lightened in color and fluffy. 4-5 minutes.
Beat in egg and vanilla extract and mix well.
Alternate between adding 1/3 cup of dry ingredients and 1-2 tablespoons buttermilk. Begin and end with flour mixture.
Gently fold in chopped cranberries and pour batter into loaf pans.
Place in oven and bake for 40-50 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Let cool, then sift powdered sugar on top and enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Kitchen Confidante

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