Chocolate cranberry cake…Mother’s day and my first cute gift!!!

          It was a pleasant and a sweet surprise to all mothers who were waiting for their darling kids to come out of the playschool yesterday. As soon as the class door opened, all the kids cried out “mama” looking out for their respective moms.This is such a pretty sight and I enjoy watching this moment almost everyday. Everyone had some pretty colourful thing hanging around their wrists. It was a small gift for mothers ,the kids made with the help of their teacher on the occasion of mother’s day. They had pasted a small glass on a paper plate and then decorated it beautifully by colouring it and pasting muffin paper cups on the edges. Finally the small glass was filled with potpourri. It was so beautiful and so touching, a lovely gesture. We were all so thrilled and I was so happy to receive my first mother’s day gift from our son.

    Also a small note of thanks to the playschool teacher who was so thoughtful to do all this!!

            So Creative Saga celebrates mothers day with a delicious chocolate cranberry cake which I made for my son a couple of days ago. Happy mothers day eveyone and enjoy your weekend!!

        I am going on a vacation and so will be on a blogging break for a week. See you all soon.

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Chocolate cranberry cake...Mother's day and my first cute gift!!! Yum
Course dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
  • 140 gm Self raising flour - or 1 cup
  • 170 g Butter
  • 140 g Sugar
  • 50 gms Cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup Cranberies
  • 1 Egg ( Dont use if you want it completely eggless)
  • 1 cup Yogurt (thick)
Course dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
  • 140 gm Self raising flour - or 1 cup
  • 170 g Butter
  • 140 g Sugar
  • 50 gms Cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup Cranberies
  • 1 Egg ( Dont use if you want it completely eggless)
  • 1 cup Yogurt (thick)
  1. Combine the sugar and butter and beat well to form a creamy mixture. Then add the egg if adding and mix well. Add the yogurt and mix well.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients i.e flour and cocoa powder. Add this slowly to the above mixture mixing well simultaneously.
  3. Now fold in the cranberries. Pour the batter in a greased cake tin. Bake this in a preheated oven at 160c for 40 minutes or till the knife comes out clean.
  4. Cool the cake and invert it on a plate. Cool completely before you cut them to slices.
Recipe Notes

Frost if you wish. I just spread some nutella on the slice before serving it.

      This one goes to the bake off event.

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  1. notyet100

    enjoy ur break..cake looks so delicious,..;-)

  2. BangaloreBaker

    My baby brought something home just like that. Happy Mother’s day. Thanks for the entry. Cake looks delicious.

  3. Aruna Manikandan

    Happy Mother’s day and have a wonderful break….Gift looks awesome..delicious chocolate cake 🙂

  4. Lovely gift and equally delcious cake.Happy mothers’s day and enjoy your vacation.

  5. Home Cooked Oriya Food

    looks great…

  6. Preeti Kashyap

    sorry…i said bread instead of cake!

  7. Preeti Kashyap

    this is so very sweet!…i love paper plate decoration! the chocolate bread looks yummy!

  8. Subhashini

    I loved your idea of cranberry in cake.Looks yummy

  9. Dear Sowmya,I do remember the first card my son made for me,and yesterday it was my daughter’s first card to me,I can understand how you feel.Have a wonderful mother’s day.Cake looks very delicious.Have a wonderful vacation.

  10. Cake looks very yummy.

  11. A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine

    Looks gorgeous!

  12. Nayna Kanabar

    Cranbury cake looks delicious .Beautifully baked.Happy mothers day.

  13. Happy Mother’s day! That is always an immense joy to receive a small gift from our kid!

  14. awesome cake!! Happy Mother’s day to all…

  15. chakhlere

    Cake looks very yummy….and the gift is really very cute.

  16. Happy Mother’s day Sowmya ! The gift looks so pretty and the cake looks yum….Enjoy your break…

  17. Priya Yallapantula

    Happy Mother’s Day Sowmya !!! Amazing looks cake :)Beautiful gift from your kid and I love and enjoy every moment of being a mother 🙂

  18. Ms.Chitchat

    Very touching post, loved the cute gift. Mother’s day wishes to u too. Enjoyed the cake too.

  19. Faiza Ali

    The gift looks soo cute and lovely. happy mother’s day to you, dear.And yeah loved that cranberry cake.Looks moist and yummy yummm.

  20. SO cute. Happy Mother’s day.

  21. Divya Kudua

    Yum..that slice with Nutella is so tempting!!Happy Mothers day to you!!

  22. Priya Suresh

    Gift looks so cute, cake looks super moist and soft..Happy Mother’s Day..

  23. Cake looks yummy, happy mother’s day 🙂

  24. Dershana

    That’s so cute, sowmya! and lovely entry – cranberries & chocolate.enjoy your break.

  25. Srimathi

    Happy Mothers day to your Sowmya. It is all these small things that the kids do for us that comes from a place of pure love that moves us. Enjoy the cake with your family on this day and have a relaxing vacation.

  26. Valarmathi

    Cake looks awesome and yummy. Mouthwatering….

  27. Happy mothers day sowmya..its really touching to see your children feel for you:)

  28. Thats such a beautiful gift Laksh has made. Happy Mother’s day!!!!!


    I too got a sweet gift from my kid, feel so proud of them :DNice recipe of the cake too!

  30. Mala Muley

    Happy Mother’s day Sowmya.that’s so nice to read about your first mother’s day gift………and the cake was really nice:) Enjoy your break and be back soon on creative saga….Take care, God bless you and your familyMala

  31. Thats such a cute gift:) Cake looks yumm!!!! I would love to have a slice with loads of nutella 🙂

  32. Jayashree

    Such a sweet gift.

  33. SpicyTasty

    Happy Mother’s day !! Never tried cranberry chocolate cake. But I’ve always wanted to try it. Love it.

  34. Suma Rajesh

    hey thats such a cute gift dear…and cake looks soo fluffy and moist..

  35. Cake looks wonderful…and now coming to ur qn..I did try with red apple and the taste is little different and that time I didn’t add coriander leaves so I suggest to U that you can try with red ones but do add the coriander leaves otherwise the chutney changes the colour fast…let me know the outcome 🙂

  36. Malar Gandhi

    Happy mother’s day…cake looks awesome, and the gift is really cute, enjoy:)

  37. Hy Sowmya,First time have a wonderful collection of healthy recipes here. Happy to follow u.chocolate canberry cake looks gorgeous. You are most welcome to my space.

  38. Fantastic cake.My 3 yr old also brought home a cute gift to thank mommy:D


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