This Cranberry Cake Recipe is the perfect dessert for any occasion. With a moist and flavorful cake base topped with a tart cranberry sauce, this cake is sure to impress your family and friends. The combination of sweet and tangy flavors makes it a crowd-pleaser.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 8


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
  4. Combine the flour and baking powder, then add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  5. Stir in the milk until the batter is smooth, then fold in the cranberries and walnuts (if using).
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and spread evenly.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Slice and serve the cranberry cake with a dusting of powdered sugar on top.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 280 || Carbohydrates: 35g || Protein: 4g || Fat: 14g || Saturated Fat: 7g || Cholesterol: 70mg || Sodium: 90mg || Fiber: 2g || Sugar: 20g

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