Orange Cranberry Pound Cake

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a great cake. I got the recipe from a friend's grandmother. This was her annual offering for our Ornament Swap at Christmas and finally, after YEARS of begging, she gave us all the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 9 inch bundt pan.
  3. In mixing bowl, using mixer on medium speed, cream butter, cream cheese, and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Reduce speed to low and mix in eggs one at a time.
  5. Add vanilla and orange zest, scraping the sides of the bowl after each addition.
  6. Stir together dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, cloves, and salt) in a medium bowl, mixing well.
  7. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture.
  8. Beat on low speed until smooth.
  9. DO NOT over beat.
  10. Fold in cranberries.
  11. Pour into the nonstick prepared Bundt cake pan (I do spray mine lightly with PAM to prevent sticking).
  12. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  13. Cool completely before serving and dust with powdered sugar if desired.
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This is a great cake Sherrybeth. It came out high, light, fluffy and so moist. I had to bake it at 350 for 1 hour and then 325 for 15 minutes. Thank you for the recipe.

YungB November 30, 2013