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Almond Pound Cake with Cherry-Berry Sauce

Almond Pound Cake with Cherry-Berry Sauce
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 45 min
  • Servings 16
Create a memorable dessert cake family and friends will request again and again.
Updated August 25, 2006
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

Pound Cake

  • 3 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 can (12.5 oz) almond pastry filling

Cherry-Berry Sauce

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries, halved
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup orange juice

Sweetened Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and side of 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening; lightly flour. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar, the butter, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 5 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in flour mixture, milk and pastry filling on low speed until blended. Spread in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, cook all Cherry-Berry Sauce ingredients over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until cranberries pop and mixture boils and thickens slightly. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • 5
    In chilled small bowl, beat all Sweetened Whipped Cream ingredients with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Serve cake with whipped cream and warm sauce.

  • To reheat sauce, microwave in microwavable bowl uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
0%
Saturated Fat
8g
0%
Cholesterol
110mg
0%
Sodium
250mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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