There’s nothing I love more than an easy dessert. Considering all the get togethers and holiday events filling up my schedule these days, I find myself sometimes needing to throw something together with little to no prep time. I love this cake for many reasons, but it’s simplicity is a big one.
For my book club’s holiday meeting this month, I wanted something festive, easy to transport and doable in just a short time period. Lucky for me, I thought about this early in the day, made the sugared cranberries, and threw everything else together in no time.
I love this base cake recipe so much that I’ve already made it before with strawberries and cherries tossed in. I thought about mixing the cranberries right into the batter, but decided to keep it simple and fluffy and add vanilla bean instead. I love the simple whipped cream on top, and the sugared cranberries are to die for. They are my new favorite garnish, snack, pretty thing to look at. If you haven’t made them yet- now’s the time!!