cranberry bundt cake

We shared this tasty and super easy recipe over at I Heart Naptime but we had to share it here as well for those of you looking for an easy, last-minute, festive dessert! We also wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas, we hope it’s wonderful! We’ll be back here next week, we miss you already. Now, back to the recipe!

First you’ll need to start by taking 1/2 cup of fresh cranberries and cooking them down over a medium-low heat. cranberries

Add 2 Tablespoons of sugar and watch as the natural juices will release and the berries will cook down and combine.

mascerate

Set the cranberries aside and start on the batter! One box of Spice Cake Mix with an Instant Vanilla Pudding package added for extra moisture.batter

Add the cranberry mixture:

mixPour batter in to a greased bundt pan – we can’t help but make everything mini, so we love this mini bundt pan! Then bake at 350 for 40-45 min.

bake

 

Once they’ve cooled completely you can drizzle icing over them. We love this recipe:

1 heaping tablespoon soft butter
2 cups powdered sugar
Milk
1 tsp. vanilla
Add milk slowly to make right consistency; add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix well.If too thin, add more sugar. If too thick, add a few more drops of milk.

serve

Once they’re set, devour and enjoy! This is an awesome, quick recipe, and a great way to get the antioxidants of fresh cranberries without that bitter bite!

icing

 

CRANBERRY BUNDT CAKE

1 box spice cake mix
1 pkg vanilla instant pudding
1 1/3 c water
1/2 c vegetable oil
3 eggs
1/2 c fresh cranberries
2 T sugar

Set aside cranberries and sugar. Mix cake mix and pudding in a bowl. Add in wet ingredients, mix thoroughly.

In a small sauce pan over medium low heat cook cranberries and sugar for 10-15 min or until cranberries begin to pop. Stir frequently not to burn. Pour in to batter and mix together well.

Pour batter in to a greased bundt pan and bake at 350 for 40-45 min.

Icing

1 heaping tablespoon soft butter
2 cups powdered sugar
Milk
1 tsp. vanilla
Add milk slowly to make right consistency; add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix well.If too thin, add more sugar. If too thick, add a few more drops of milk.

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