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Cranberry Nut Cake

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Cranberry nut cake makes a delicious dessert. The frosting makes it very tasty. This cake can be baked for the occasions like Christmas and Thanksgiving. Specially, Thanksgiving, when cranberries are a must. Make this cake and serve as a dessert or snack.
Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cranberries 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Soft butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, beat shortening and sugar.
2)Add eggs, one at a time and beat.
3)In a bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
4)Mix it with creamed mixture alternately with milk.
5)Add pecans and 2 cups cranberries.
6)Take a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan and pour the batter.
7)Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
8)Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes. Place on rack and cool completely.
9)In a saucepan, add remaining cranberries and water.
10)Cook for 5 minutes or until cranberries pop. Stir constantly.
11)Cool and add lemon juice.
12)In a bowl, beat butter, adding confectioners' sugar alternately with cranberry mixture.
13)Frost the cake with this mixture.

SERVING
14)Slice and serve the cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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