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  1. I can’t wait to make this recipe. This will go great with a cup of coffee. Thank you for sharing.

  2. Elaine Cova says:

    it says make-ahead, can you elaborate on that?

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Just meaning it’s not a dessert that you have to put together right when you’re eating it. You can bake it earlier and have it sitting on the counter until you’re ready to serve it.

  3. Denise Sens says:

    Hello Ms. Lora, your recipe for cranberry cake is posted on Foodtalk and there are several unanswered questions, including mine. Would you answer these questions so we can make your yummy cake? Thank you

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Sorry to take so long to comment, Denise. Usually Foodtalk emails me when there’s questions/comments and I wasn’t aware of them. I just popped over there to answer. Hopefully you made the cake and it turned out wonderfully! It is a yummy one:)

  4. I’ve been saving this recipe and finally made it today. It is delicious! Thank you for sharing!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Great one for this time of year!

  5. If I want to make this for a potluck, can I just pour the butter sauce over the whole cake? Also would it need to be refrigerated?

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      If you’re making it for a potluck, I think I’d just serve the butter sauce in a pitcher next to it, so people can put it on their slice as they serve it. I’d have a bowl of real whipped cream available, too. Yum! Enjoy:)

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Kim!

  6. Love how pretty this cranberry recipe is. It sounds delicious. I started a new Pinterest Board – Christmas Recipes – with it. Yummy.

  7. Lora, this cranberry cake looks delicious and so festive! What a perfect dessert to share during the holiday season! I can’t wait to give your recipe a try. Wishing you a beautiful week ahead!

  8. A slice of this with a cup of coffee or tea on a holiday morning would be fabulous! I’ve pinned for future reference. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Your recipe sounds so good and the butter sauce sounds amazing. I need to try that the next time I make a cake. Thanks for the recipe.

  10. Lora, YUM!!! After reading your post, now I want to bake a cranberry cake, lol!! 😉 My MIL and I have been baking this fall and share little breads back and forth. Here’s a new cake to try and share with her and my coworkers in the library at school. Thank you!! <3

    Enjoy all your cooking and happy fall to you,
    Barb 🙂

  11. I don’t think I’ve ever tried butter sauce before, the whole cake looks so moist and delicious! Thanks for sharing your mom’s recipe with us 😉

  12. This cake sounds so good. It looks so festive. Thank you so much for the kind words. Hugs to you.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Love all the cranberry inspo today!

      1. I find it odd that your recipe does not have any butter or oil in the cake portion of the recipe! The cake still turns out? I am looking to make this for Christmas and just want to make sure it will turn out like I remember…Thanks!

        1. Lora Bloomquist says:

          I think there’s enough with the sour cream and the eggs, Loretta. And it is a dense cake. Make it ahead of time once if you want to try it out; it’s easy!

  13. Fall and cranberries are the best, pretty colors and tasty treat. Can’t wait to try this, thanks!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Yes, indeed! Love cranberries:)

  14. My oh my this sounds yummy. As soon as I saw your photo last week I was like – oh heck yeah! Not sure I’ll have Door County cranberries but I’m looking forward to trying this. Seems like the perfect way to start off the holidays. pinned

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I usually use fresh cranberries, but couldn’t find any yet! After Halloween, I suppose.

  15. Lora
    This sounds delicious! I’ll share a link on my Dirt Road adventures on Sunday. BTW I couldn’t get the pin to work.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Awesome, Rachel. And thanks for the heads up…working now:)