Yield: Yields one 9-inch round cake.
This humble, comforting cake is a natural for Thanksgiving or Christmas, but you don’t have to wait for a special occasion to make it.
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Give the butter plenty of time to warm up. You can tell your butter is soft enough if it squishes when poked lightly with a finger.
I followed the directions but it was a huge failure because the brown sugar and butter should have been cooked until a syrup. The recipe needs to be corrected as mine turned out with hard brown sugar all over the top. What a disaster.
This was so delicious. Made it this evening and it turned out great. Thanks for the great tips from the reviewers - didn't use the wooden spoon. Cake was moist and cranberries had the perfect balance of tart and sweetness. Definitely will make it again at the holidays!
I'm not sure why more people haven't reviewed and made this amazing dessert. I made it for a dinner party and everyone raved about it. It's DIVINE and perfect for this time of year. The cake was moist and flavorful and the cranberry topping with brown sugar was delicious. Not too sweet, not to tart, just right. I did read other suggestions and put the butter and sugar in a food processor to mix. The rest I mixed in a bowl as directed. This is a keeper.
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