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Prosecco, Raspberry and Cranberry Cake

Prosecco, Raspberry and Cranberry Cake is a super delicious Christmas bake combining a little bubbly and juicy cranberries perfect for winter afternoon tea.
Course Bakes, Cakes
Cuisine British
Keyword prosecco bakes, prosecco in cakes, Prosecco, Raspberry and Cranberry Cake, winter cakes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Decorate 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 10 slices
Calories 130kcal
Author Sisley White

Ingredients

Loaf Ingredients

  • 60 g dried cranberries
  • 60 g fresh raspberries
  • 4 tbsp Prosecco
  • 180 g unsalted butter
  • 180 g caster sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 4 tbsp Prosecco
  • 200 g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 0.5 teaspoon nutmeg and mixed spice too if you want it extra full of Christmas spice

Decoration Ingredients

  • 300 g icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp Prosecco
  • 50 g raspberries
  • 50 g dried cranberries

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180ÂșC (160 fan) and grease and line a 2lb loaf tin.
  • Cut up the raspberries and dried cranberries in to large chunks and in a bowl and mix them in with the 4 tablespoons of Prosecco to soak while you make the rest of the cake.
  • Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs and Prosecco and mix in well.
  • Drain off the fruit and add the fruit into the mix.
  • Sieve in the flour, baking powder and spices.
  • Mix altogether and put the mix into the loaf tin.
  • Bake for 25-35 minutes until golden brown. Use a cake tester to make sure it's cooked.
  • Allow to cool before decorating.
  • Mix up the icing powder with the Prosecco a little a time to get a smooth, medium thick icing.
  • When the cake is cool put the icing into a piping bag and drizzle it across the cake.
  • Decorate with dried cranberries and raspberries.