Cooking From Memory ~ A Recipe Journal


Nancy Lee’s Birthday Cranberry Cake

Cranberry Cake

Ingredients for the Cake

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 3 T butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups raw cranberries

Ingredients for the Butter Sauce

  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¾ cup evaporated milk

Method for the Cake ~

Mix all of the ingredients together, then add 2 cups raw cranberries.  Pour into a 9×9 baking pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Method for the Butter Sauce ~

Melt ½ cup butter and add 1 cup sugar and ¾ cup evaporated milk. Cook for 5 minutes.  Serve hot by pouring over the cake.  Store reserve in refrigerator.


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