Cranberry-Pecan Pound Cake Recipe

Publisher Photo
With crunchy pecans and sweet-tart cranberries, this pound cake is a seasonal delight. Try it not only after dinner, but also for breakfast or brunch. —Lisa Varner, Greenville, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 459 calories, 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 131 mg cholesterol, 386 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and orange peel; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Fold in cranberries and pecans.
  2. Transfer to a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Bake at 325° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry-Pecan Pound Cake in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2011, p52

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 459 calories, 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 131 mg cholesterol, 386 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Reviews for Cranberry-Pecan Pound Cake

AVERAGE RATING
   (0)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (0)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT