POUND CAKE
Cranberry-Orange Pound Cake

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hour 35 minutes
Serving Size: 16

Ingredients

Cake
1 box Betty Crocker Super Moist golden vanilla or yellow cake mix
1 box (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
1 cup water
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 to 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped (do not thaw frozen cranberries) Powdered sugar, if desired

Orange Sauce, if desired

1 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup butter or margarine
Directions

Heat oven to 325F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour.

In large bowl, beat cake mix, pudding mix, water, softened butter, orange peel and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Fold in cranberries. Spread in pan.

Bake 57 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

In 1-quart saucepan, cook sauce ingredients over medium heat about 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Serve warm or cool sauce with cake. Store cake loosely covered at room temperature and sauce covered in refrigerator.