Cranberry Christmas Cake

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time
15 minutes
Cooking time
45 minutes
Total time
1 hour

Ingredients

3  
eggs
2 cups
sugar
3⁄4 cups
butter (softened)
1 teaspoon
vanilla extract
2 cups
flour
12 ounces
cranberries (fresh)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

With a mixer, beat the eggs with the sugar until slightly thickened and light in color, about 5-7 minutes. The mixture should almost double in size. The eggs work as your leavening agent in this recipe, so do not skip this step. This mixture should form a ribbon when you lift the beaters out of the bowl.

Add the butter and vanilla; mix two more minutes.

Stir in the flour until just combined.

Add the cranberries and stir to mix throughout.

Spread in a buttered 9x13 pan. Bake for 40-50 minutes, or until very lightly browned and a toothpick inserted near the center of the cake comes out clean.

Let cool completely before cutting into small slices.

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