Gluten-Free Holiday Cranberry Cake with Florida Crystals


This holiday, we’re featuring several great brands that take your holiday to the next level! The next brand we’re featuring is Florida Crystals! You might be familiar with their organic sugar, it might even be in your cupboard right now!

You can feel good about putting this bag of sugar in your shopping cart. Florida Crystals practices sustainable agriculture, using renewable energy, and supports the local environment. Plus, it’s a high-quality sugar you can feel good about using in your holiday recipes.


You’ll just love this recipe for Gluten-Free Holiday Cranberry Cake from Florida Crystals!




  • 12 ounces fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 3/4 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Brown Raw Cane Sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter



  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour blend (with xanthan gum)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

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  • Wash cranberries with cold water. Drain.
  • Butter a 9-inch springform cake pan. Wrap bottom of pan in foil.
  • Add butter and brown sugar to saucepan. Stir on low heat until mixture reaches a low boil and sugar has melted. Do not burn.
  • Remove from heat. Add cranberries. Pour hot mixture into prepared pan; level with a spatula. Set aside.



  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix eggs and vanilla in bowl; set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together dry ingredients except sugar; set aside.
  • In mixer, cream butter on medium speed. Add sugar and cream together for 3 minutes on medium until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla mixture; mix on low until blended. Add sour cream; mix on low until blended. Slowly add flour mixture on low.
  • Pour batter on top of cranberry mixture. Spread evenly.
  • Bake 50 to 60 minutes; cake is done when it springs back to touch.
  • Remove cake to cooling rack for 15 minutes.
  • Put a plate over cake and flip over. After 3 minutes, remove pan. Allow cake to cool completely before cutting.


Florida Crystals Organic Raw Cane Sugar

Look for the Florida Crystals at major grocery chains across the USA. If you’re looking for certain products in the Florida Crystals line – make sure you use their store locator tool! Don’t forget to download a coupon before you head to the store too!