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How to make cranberry-orange infused pound cake!

This is my grandmothers sour cream pound cake recipe with my little addition. This is best eaten the day after because the cake will get a real nice crust on the outside. ;)

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So this is a sour cream pound cake that is simply amazing by itself but I'm going to make a cranberry-orange syrup to inject into it after we bake it. Then top with a cream cheese icing. :)

Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit...

Here all the ingredients. The white tubs have flour and sugar in them. :)

Here all the ingredients. The white tubs have flour and sugar in them. :)

Cream the softened butter and sugar in an electric mixer with paddle attachment.

Cream the softened butter and sugar in an electric mixer with paddle attachment.

Add sour cream

Add sour cream

Add eggs one at a time

Add eggs one at a time

Set this aside while you mix dry ingredients.

Mix flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a medium bowl.

Mix flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a medium bowl.

Add dry ingredients slowly

Add dry ingredients slowly

Add extracts. :)

Add extracts. :)

All done!!!

All done!!!

Grease and flour a bunt pan

Grease and flour a bunt pan

Spoon batter in

Spoon batter in

Bake at 300° for an hour and a half! It's a long time but it's worth it!

While this is cooking we will start our syrup

Start with 4 cups of cranberries.

Start with 4 cups of cranberries.

Zest from one tangerine

Zest from one tangerine

Cup and a half of sugar

Cup and a half of sugar

Juice from two tangerines. That's my dad squeezing it my hands are NOT that hairy!

Juice from two tangerines. That's my dad squeezing it my hands are NOT that hairy!

3/4 cup of water

3/4 cup of water

So pretty...

So pretty...

Ok now they have all popped and cooked down a bit

Ok now they have all popped and cooked down a bit

Put it in a bowl and pur\u00e9e it.

Put it in a bowl and purée it.

Strain two or three times

Strain two or three times

Should look like this. Taste it! It's tastes great. If its to tart add some sugar. But remember its going into a sweet cake so you want it pretty tart...

Should look like this. Taste it! It's tastes great. If its to tart add some sugar. But remember its going into a sweet cake so you want it pretty tart...

Cakes done! It smells great here!

Cakes done! It smells great here!

Now squeeze  the syrup into the cake. I'm using a squeeze bottle for like ketchup or something but you could just poke it and pour some on. Don't use it all!!!!!!! I didn't even use a cup!

Now squeeze the syrup into the cake. I'm using a squeeze bottle for like ketchup or something but you could just poke it and pour some on. Don't use it all!!!!!!! I didn't even use a cup!

All done!

This has to cool COMPLETELY before you take it out! If it's even the least bit warm it will stick and break in half!

Ok the guides not done yet but ima go ahead and post it. I'll add pictures of it out of the pan an all iced tomorrow.

  • 1.0c Butter
  • 3.0c Sugar
  • 1.0c Sour cream
  • 6.0 Eggs
  • 3.0c Flour
  • 0.0tsp Baking soda
  • 0.0tsp Baking powder
  • 2.0tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2.0tsp Almond extract
  • 4.0c Cranberries
  • 2.0 Tangerines
  • 1.0c Sugar
  • 0.0c Water