Cranberry-Almond Pound Cake Recipe

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Cranberry-Almond Pound Cake
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  1. A couple hours before baking, heat the water to a boil, remove from heat and add dried cranberries to soak up all of the liquid.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  3. Grease and flour a 10-inch bundt pan or two 9-inch round cake pans.
  4. Stir the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda together and set aside.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, combine almond paste, almond extract, and sugar until it resembles wet sand.
  6. Add the butter and beat with an electic mixer until fluffy or about 3 minutes.
  7. Add the eggs individually, beating them in after each addition.
  8. Add the dry ingredients gradually, alternating with the sour cream.
  9. Beat 20 seconds and then gently fold all of the cranberries into the batter.
  10. Pour the batter into the prepared pan (s) and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  11. If desired, drizzle a light glaze of confectioners' sugar and milk over the cake and garnish with slivered almonds.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 253.42 Kcal (1061 kJ)
Calories from fat 91.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.14g 16%
Cholesterol 68.39mg 23%
Sodium 119.13mg 5%
Potassium 124.6mg 3%
Total Carbs 36.86g 12%
Sugars 19.15g 77%
Dietary Fiber 1.58g 6%
Protein 4.63g 9%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 53.1mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 284.45 Kcal (1191 kJ)
Calories from fat 102.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.38g 16%
Cholesterol 76.77mg 23%
Sodium 133.72mg 5%
Potassium 139.86mg 3%
Total Carbs 41.37g 12%
Sugars 21.5g 77%
Dietary Fiber 1.78g 6%
Protein 5.2g 9%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 3%
Calcium 59.6mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.6
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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