This pound cake recipe is perfect for any occasion. Serve it with an easy cranberry sauce.
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2 cups sugar
1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
5 large Land O Lakes® Eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half
Powdered sugar, if desired
1 (12-ounce) package (3 cups) fresh cranberries
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 to 2 tablespoons brandy, if desired
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, sweetened, whipped, if desired
*Substitute 3 cups frozen cranberries, unthawed.
**Substitute 2 teaspoons brandy extract.
Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt® or 10-inch angel food cake (tube) pan; set aside.
Combine 2 cups sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs, vanilla and almond extract; continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Add flour and baking powder alternately with half & half, beating at low speed and scraping bowl often, after each addition .
Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake 65-75 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely. Sift powdered sugar over cake, if desired.
Combine cranberries, 1 cup sugar and water in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 5-10 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until cranberries pop. Cool 30 minutes. Stir in brandy. Place into bowl. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
Microwave sauce, just before serving, stirring once, 1-2 minutes or until warm.
Spoon 2 tablespoons sauce over each serving of cake. Garnish with sweetened whipped cream, if desired.
If desired, cranberry sauce can be served cold.
Whether they are the star ingredients in pastries or sandwiches, cranberries add distinct flavor to a variety of dishes.