Cranberry Almond Cake

  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    Lightly sweet, moist and delicious, this easy treat is perfect as a breakfast (coffee) cake, a light dessert after lunch or an anytime snack cake.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 4 ounces unsalted butter, room temperature (1 stick)
    • 2 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1 teaspoon pure almond extract
    • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 3.5 ounces almond paste, frozen (I used Odense Almond Paste) grated using the large-hole side of a box grater (1/2 of a 7 ounce package)
    • 2¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour (divided)
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • 2 cups fresh cranberries, rinsed and spread on a paper towel to dry
    • ½ cup buttermilk
    • 1½ teaspoons coarse sugar for sprinkling

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 7129 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 649 g 997.87%
    • Saturated Fat: 401 g 2006.71%
    • Trans Fat: 26 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1885 mg 628.3%
    • Sodium: 3493 mg 145.53%
    • Calcium: 595 mg 59.54%
    • Potassium: 705 mg 20.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 34.24%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 317 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.44%
    • Sugar: 219 g
    • Protein: 34 g
    • Alcohol: 3 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 9 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 15 g
    • Vitamin A 407.64%
    • Vitamin C 4.08%
    • Vitamin D 20.61%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat129
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs14
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total8 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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