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Gluten-Free Holiday Cake with Cranberry Sauce

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Gluten-Free Holiday Cake with Cranberry Sauce
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 16
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Turn gluten free yellow cake mix into a delicious holiday pound cake topped with a warm cranberry sauce.
Updated Jan 21, 2013

Ingredients

Cake

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • tip 2
    For a special holiday cake garnish, lightly brush fresh or frozen cranberries with corn syrup, then roll in sugar.

Nutrition

310 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 60g Total Carbohydrate, 43g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
490mg
20%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
60g
20%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
43g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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