Canned Cranberry Chocolate Orange Cakes (for gifts)


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8 cake loaves

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cranberries and sugar.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in mixing bowl.
  4. Stir well to blend.
  5. Beat eggs, orange juice, oil and orange rind together.
  6. Add dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
  7. Fold in cranberry mixture, chocolate chips and nuts.
  8. Divide batter into 8 well greased 10 oz cans.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes, or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean Cool 10 minutes, then run thin bladed knife around sides of tin to loosen.
  10. turn out on to rack to cool completely.
  11. Wrap and store overnight before slicing or freeze for later use.
  12. When ready to give as gifts, decorate can with tinfoil and christmas stickers, return cake to can, seal ends of can with tinfoil, tie with ribbons OR wrap cake in colourful saran wrap, decorate with ribbons and bows.

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