October 19, 2012

Chocolate Cranberry Cake

On the Menu Today~
Chocolate Cranberry Cake

This cake is made with,
a boxed chocolate cake mix,
chopped fresh cranberries,
chopped pecans, topped with a canned frosting and
then decorated with raspberry creme filled candies.

If your looking for a fast, easy, and
different cake, then look no further...
This cake is for you~

I first saw this recipe in one of my many
Taste of Home Cookbooks.
I had some fresh cranberries
I wanted to use up and
this seemed like the perfect recipe.

Chocolate Cranberry Cake is very moist and
super tasty. An un-expected taste explosion.

Chocolate Cranberry Cake

  • 1 (18-1/4 oz) pkg Devils Food Cake Mix
  • 1 1/4 cups water 
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup fresh chopped cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 (16 oz) can Chocolate Frosting
  • 1 (2.5 oz) package Raspberry creme candies, optional
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ Grease and flour two 9-in round baking pans.
  2. In a medium bowl place chopped cranberries, sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar.
  3. Set cranberries/sugar mixture aside for 2 to 4 hours. Drain cranberries.
  4. In a large bowl combine cake mix, water, oil, and eggs. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds, beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in chopped cranberries and pecans. Pour into prepared pans. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. 
  5. Cool in pans for 5 minutes, remove from pans to wire rack, cool completely.
  6. Frost cake with chocolate frosting.  
  7. Decorate top with raspberry candies, optional.

Cake Mix, Chocolate, Cranberry,

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