Cranberry Snack Cake

Submitted by Irene Hauner


1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1-1/2 cups all purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup milk

1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped


1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup chopped pecans

2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted


In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in cranberries. Pour into a greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan. Sprinkle with marshmallows; lightly press into batter. Sprinkle with the brown sugar and pecans. Drizzle with butter.

Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until done. YIELD; 12 servings

Hint; If you do not like the seeds in them; I cut the cranberries in about 4 slices and put them in a colander and shook until most of the seeds fell through.