Lemon Cranberry Loaves


Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 10:23 am
By: News On 6


Ingredients:

1 ¼ c. finely chopped fresh cranberries

½ c. finely chopped walnuts

¼ c. granulated sugar

1 box lemon supreme cake mix

1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened

¾ c. milk

4 eggs

Powdered sugar, for garnish, if desired

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Grease and flour two 8 ½ x 4 ½ - inch loaf pans. (see tips!)

3. In a large bowl, stir together the cranberries, walnuts and sugar; set aside.

4. In another large bowl, combine cake mix, cream cheese and milk; beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating for an additional 2 minutes.

5. Fold in cranberry mixture; pour batter into prepared loaf pans.

6. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean; cool in pans for 15 minutes.

7. Loosen loaves from pans and carefully invert onto a cooling rack. Turn loaves right side up to cool completely. Dust with powdered sugar. Enjoy!

Yield: 2 loaves

ľ 9 x 5-inch pans may also be used for this recipe.

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