Cast Iron Cranberry Brown Sugar Cake
It’s autumn’s shining star of the season, the cranberry.
Combined with brown sugar, this tart berry meets a sweet bake, balancing flavor and acidity.
And the final product? Well, you be the judge!
This easy cake begins with melted butter, brown sugar, and a wee bit of orange juice.
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Melt the butter and combine with the orange juice and the brown sugar until the mixture is smooth.
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Heat the cranberries with a splash of orange juice until they begin to craze and POP!
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Pour the cranberries directly over the brown sugar base in the cast iron skillet.
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Prepare the cake batter by combing the egg yolks, oil, and sugar. I whisk to start...
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...and beat until light and fluffy with a hand mixer to finish.
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Flour, baking powder, and salt nearly complete the batter ingredients.
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Combine the wet and dry ingredients, alternating with milk to keep things smooth.
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Beat the egg whites until softish peaks form.
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Your egg whites should be able to hold their peaks, like this.
Gently fold the egg whites into the batter. Remember, gently.
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Pour the batter over the brown sugar base and the cranberries.
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Allow the cake to cool for 15 minutes before inverting onto a pretty plate or cake platter.
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Once inverted, allow cake to continue to cool for another 15 minutes before serving warm...
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...or at room temperature. Try freshly whipped cream or a scoop of French vanilla.
Cast Iron Cranberry Brown Sugar Cake
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