Gluten-Free Holiday Cake with Cranberry Sauce

Turn gluten free yellow cake mix into a delicious holiday pound cake topped with a warm cranberry sauce.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free yellow cake mix
1
box (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
2/3
cup water
1/2
cup butter, melted
1
teaspoon rum extract
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
3
eggs

Cranberry Sauce

1 1/4
cups sugar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/2
cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1/2
cup fresh orange juice
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 1 minute. Spoon into pan; spread evenly in pan.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch. Add cranberries and orange juice. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 7 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is thick and all cranberries have popped open. Stir in orange peel and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg. Serve warm cranberry sauce with cake.

Expert Tips

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

For a special holiday cake garnish, lightly brush fresh or frozen cranberries with corn syrup, then roll in sugar.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
60g
60%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
43g
43%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.