Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake

Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake


1 (1-pound) can whole berry cranberry sauce
2 cups unsifted flour
1 cup of sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1 cup HELLMAN’S Real Mayonnaise
Grated rind of 1 orange
1/2 cup orange juice

Cranberry Frosting


Grease a 9×3.5-inch tube pan; line bottom with waxed paper. Reserve 1/4 cup cranberry sauce for frosting. Sift together dry ingredients into a large bowl. Add remaining cranberry sauce, nuts, Real Mayonnaise, and orange rind. Mix well. Stir in orange juice. Pour into prepared pan. Bake in a 350-degree (moderate) oven for about 1.25 hours or until cake tests done.

Makes 1 tube cake. Remove from pan, cool, and frost with:


Cranberry Frosting

2 tablespoons margarine
2 cups unsifted confectioners’ sugar
1/4 cup reserved cranberry sauce

Combine ingredients; beat until creamy.

One Response

  1. This is the best cranberry cake ever!! I lost my grandmother’s recipe and have tried to recreate with mixed results~. This recipe is spot on !!!

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