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DECK THE HOLIDAY'S: SPICED CRANBERRY BUNDT CAKE!

Thursday, June 14, 2012

SPICED CRANBERRY BUNDT CAKE!

Ingredients

cake

  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • 3/4cupalmond flour or almond meal* (about 2 1/2 ounces)
  • 2 1/2teaspoonsChinese five-spice powder**
  • 1teaspoonbaking powder
  • 1/2teaspoonbaking soda
  • 1/2teaspoonsalt
  • 1/2teaspoonground cinnamon
  • 1/2teaspoonground ginger
  • 1cup(2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1cupsugar
  • 1cup(packed) golden brown sugar
  • 3large eggs
  • 1 1/2teaspoonsvanilla extract
  • 1cupplain reduced-fat (2%) Greek-style yogurt
  • 1cupchopped toasted almonds
  • 1cuphalved fresh or frozen cranberries (do not thaw)
  • 1/2cupdried sweetened cranberries

icing

  • 1/3cuppowdered sugar
  • 4teaspoons(about) orange juice

Preparation

cake

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour 12-cup Bundt pan. Whisk first 8 ingredients in medium bowl to blend. Using electric mixer, beat butter in large bowl until smooth. Add both sugars and beat until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating 1 minute after each addition. Beat in vanilla extract, then Greek-style yogurt. Add dry ingredients; beat just until blended. Fold in almonds and all cranberries. Transfer batter to prepared Bundt pan.
  • Bake cake until tester inserted near center comes out clean, about 1 hour 10 minutes. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes. Turn cake out onto rack and cool completely.

icing

  • Stir powdered sugar and 2 teaspoons orange juice in small bowl until sugar dissolves. Mix in more juice by 1/2 teaspoonfuls to reach consistency of heavy cream. Spoon icing over cake, allowing it to drip down sides. Let stand until icing sets, at least 30 minutes. DO AHEAD Can be made 3 days ahead. Cover with cake dome and store at room temperature.
  • *Sometimes labeled "ground almonds"; available at specialty foods stores and natural foods stores.
  • **A spice blend that usually contains ground fennel seeds, Szechuan peppercorns, cinnamon, star anise, and cloves; available in the spice section of most supermarkets and online at penzeys.com.
  • MORE INFO: Greek-style yogurt is especially thick and rich, even the reduced-fat variety.


Read More http://www.bonappetit.com/recipes/2008/11/spiced_cranberry_bundt_cake#ixzz1qTnw7til

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