Christmas Cranberry Cake with Butter Sauce | Kid Friendly Things To Do

easy cranberry cake with butter sauce

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A delicious and easy to make Christmas Cranberry Cake for a holiday treat. 


  • 3 T of butter – softened
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of evaporated milk
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 3 t of baking powder
  • 1 t of salt
  • 2 cups of fresh or frozen cranberries

Butter Cream Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 t of vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, and sugar together
  • Add the milk, and mix in
  • In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, and salt
  • Gradually add the flour mixture to the sugar mixture
  • Stir in the cranberries
  • Pour the batter into a greased 9×9″ pan, and bake for about 40-45 minutes – or, until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean
  • Cool
  • While that is cooling, grab a saucepan for the butter cream
  • Melt the butter over medium/high heat
  • Stir in the sugar, and cream – bring to a boil, and stir often for about 10 minutes
  • Remove from heat, and stir in the vanilla extract
  • Pour over cake, and let cool

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