May 05

Easy Fresh Cranberry Bundt Cake

Easy Fresh Cranberry Bundt Cake


Here is a sure crowd pleaser for the holiday season. I love using fresh cranberries. They always give such a fresh taste to any baked goodie. This cake is so pretty, it can be served as your main dessert or for brunch the next day. I am using one of my favorite products, Heart Smart Bisquick. Give this a try let me know what you think. Enjoy the holidays and remember to stay relaxed and to keep eating healthy.

Nutrition: calories 165, fat 3.7 g, carbs 30.2 g, fiber 0.7 g, sugars 15.3 g, sodium 232.1 mg, protein 3.4 g, Weight Watcher PointsPlus® 4


Easy Fresh Cranberry Bundt Cake

Yield: 16 nice size pieces of cake

Easy Fresh Cranberry Bundt Cake


    For the cake:
  • 3 cups Heart Smart Bisquick
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Land O’ Lakes light butter with canola, melted and cooled
  • 1 large or extra-large egg
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup low fat sour cream
  • 1 – 1/2 cups fresh cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • Zest from one medium orange
  • Juice from one medium orange, save about 2 tablespoons juice for glaze
  • For the glaze:
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted
  • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • A few drops of water if needed
  • 2 tbsp chopped pecans, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, spray a non-stick Bundt pan with cooking spray or baking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir the Bisquick, and sugar with a wire whisk to break up any lumps. Now add the rest of the ingredients except glaze.
  3. Mix well, make sure you get all the dry ingredients from the bottom all mixed in.
  4. Pour into prepared pan and place on middle rack of the oven and bake for about 45 to 55 minutes. Turn the pan around after 25 minutes.
  5. Take out and check with a wooden skewer or large toothpick. The crumbs should be dry or no crumbs at all.
  6. Place on a cooling rack and let cool down.
  7. When just about cooled, start your glaze, mix together all ingredients except the nuts and get it to a good consistency for drizzling. Use a small whisk for this.
  8. Now with a teaspoon, drizzle over the cake and then if want, sprinkle the nuts.

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Enjoy this delicious cake!


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