Nana's Cranberry Kuchen


This cranberry kuchen is Nana's famous holiday bread.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
1 8-inch cake


  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup milk

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups fresh cranberries, chopped


  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch square cake pan.

  2. Stir sugar, milk, vegetable oil, and egg together until well blended. Add flour, baking powder, and salt; stir until incorporated. Pour into the prepared cake pan and sprinkle chopped cranberries over the top.

  3. Combine flour, sugar, and butter for the topping in a bowl and mix until crumbly. Sprinkle over cranberries in the cake pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

196 Calories
6g Fat
34g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 196
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 209mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 57mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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