Prepare time: 30 min
Cook: 60 min
Ready in: 1 hour and 30 min

It’s time to holiday, time to holiday cakes. Where are the cake options? Yes. The Christmas Cranberry buckle. The cake that filled with candied orange, cranberries, and ginger that baked over the high heat. It is such scrumptious taste; they are smooth, creamy and fresh on every bite.

How to Make Christmas cranberry buckle

The main step to make this Christmas dessert is when baking the dough. Ensure that your technique when baking is right. You can use the insulating strips for two cakes. Getting the golden brown over the edges is possible.

Ingredients:

For candied fruit

  • 3 tbsp of crystallized ginger
  • 2 tbsp of orange candied, peeled
  • 1 tbsp of orange liqueur

For streusel

  • 90 grams of all-purpose flour, unbleached
  • 75 grams of granulated sugar
  • 85 grams of salted butter, cubed

For the cake

  • 195 grams of all-purpose flour, unbleached
  • 7 grams of baking powder
  • ½ tsp of cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp of salt
  • ¼ tsp of the whole nutmeg, grated
  • two tsp of lemon zest
  • 10 ml of vanilla extract
  • two large eggs
  • 10 tbsp of softened unsalted butter
  • 350 grams of fresh and rinsed cranberries
  • Cooking oil

For topping

  • two tsp of granulated sugar

Directions:

1Combine the candied fruit ingredients in a small bowl and let them stand for 3 hours at room temperature. Then, make the streusel. Whisk the flour and sugar in large bowl. Then break up the butter using the pastry blender until getting the coarse meal. Set aside.

2Set the rack in a third of oven, then preheat it to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease the round springform pan nonstick size 9 inch, set aside. After that, make the cake batter. Whisk the flour with salt, and baking powder. Set aside. Combine the butter, cream, and sugar. Mix using the hand or stand mixer for about 3 minutes.

3Then, add the vanilla and lemon zest, add the eggs gently and turn the speed into the medium. Pour the flour mixture slowly while turning into low speed until getting the thickness batter. Then, pour into prepared candied fruit. Add cranberries, combine them evenly.

4Place the batter into prepared pan using rubber spatula evenly in each pan edges. Then, pour the streusel over of batter evenly. Baked in oven for 60 minutes. After cooking, place onto cooling rack. For the last, sprinkle the sugar immediately over top of the cake. It’s done!

The Christmas cranberry buckle is ready to serve. You will regret not enjoying it. But, before you enjoy, let the cake cool for 15 minutes. It’s necessary if you want to prevent the hot in mouth.