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Perfect for holiday giving or to serve as a tea bread or simple dessert, this cake recipe brings traditional American flavors together in a delicious moist dessert.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 10-inch tube (angel food cake) pan; set aside.
Combine sugar and 1 cup butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Gradually add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Add sour cream, 1/4 cup maple syrup, orange zest and vanilla; continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour and salt. Beat just until flour is blended. Gently stir in cranberries and walnuts.
Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 70 to 85 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.
Meanwhile, stir together powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and 2 tablespoons maple syrup in small bowl. Stir in enough milk for desired glazing consistency. Drizzle over cooled pound cake.
Cranberry Maple Walnut Pound Cake can be prepared in 2 greased and floured 8x4-inch loaf pans or 4 greased and floured 5 3/4x3-inch mini loaf pans. Bake 8x4-inch loaves for 60 to 75 minutes and 5 3/42x3-inch loaves for 50 to 65 minutes.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
This was very good, moist and pretty on a plate. Next time I would add some maple flavoring. The maple syrup didn't seem to be enough to bring out the maple flavor. That's the only reason I gave it 4 stars.
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