Cranberry Walnut Quick Bread Mix

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

Quick breads have dual personalities. They're sweet and homey after a savory meal, but they can also do an about face and become a breakfast item, warm, and slathered with butter. Whichever way you choose to eat your quick bread, this one makes a delightful choice for a gift.


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Ingredients

1 3/4 cups flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup walnuts, chopped
1 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
vanilla bean seeds scraped from 1 vanilla bean pod

Directions Step-By-Step

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Mix together the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. put in a 1 quart jar. Layer the walnuts on top, followed by the cranberries and then the brown sugar, packing down the brown sugar lightly to hold it in place.
2
Mix the sugar and vanilla bean seeds together and add to the jar as the top layer. Seal with the lid, decorate the jar if you like, and attach a label with thee instructions for the recipient:
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To make cranberry walnut quickbread:
2 large eggs
3/4 cup whole milk
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted, 1/2 stick

Preheat oven to 350. Grease a loaf pan. Beat together eggs, milk and butter in a bowl. Add all contents of jar and mix til just combined. Pour into the loaf pan and bake for 45 to 50 minutes til top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Flip pan on its side and let the brad cool slightly before removing from pan and cooling on wire rack. Makes 1 loaf

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads