|A very festive little cake for the tables. |
The colors and flavors are just a perfect match!
Cranberry Mint Chip Cake Recipe
6 tablespoons butter
1/2 plus 1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 tablespoon orange juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup mint chocolate chips or crushed Andes chocolate candy
Beat sugar and butter together. Add the eggs, spice, peel, salt and flour. Fold in the cranberries and chips.
Pour into a small greased brownie style pan.
Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup softened cream cheese
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup mint chips
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 few teaspoons water
With the exception of the cranberries and chips, stir all the rest of the ingredients together to make a thick frosting.
Frost cooled cake, top with cranberries and chips or crushed candy.
+claudia lamascolo Author