Cranberry Apple Sheet Cake
Author: Nikki
This Cranberry Apple Sheet Cake has a delicious balance of sweet and tart. The cake is moist and the almond flavored frosting is creamy, smooth and the perfect complimenting flavor. This cake is a holiday must try!
  • 2 cups flour plus 2 Tablespoon flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups cranberries
  • 1½ cup sliced and peeled green apples
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  1. In a large mixing bowl, measure flour and sugar. Set aside.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, combine butter, water, and shortening. Bring to a boil. After mixture reaches a boil, add it to the flour mixture and stir to combine.
  3. Add buttermilk, then baking soda, then eggs, then vanilla in that order, mixing in-between each addition.
  4. Stir in cranberries and apples
  5. Pour into a greased 18x13x1 inch cookie sheet and bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  1. Add all the ingredients together and stir until smooth.
  2. After cake has cooled spread frosting over cake.
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