Abundant Cranberry Bread

Catherine Erwin


I found a recipe years ago that looked like just the right one for Cranberry Bread, but it needed a few adjustments. After years of making this bread, I think I have it just right. Everybody always asks for another slice!

★★★★★ 4 votes
1 Hr 10 Min


2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
1-1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 c
butter, unsalted
egg, beaten
3/4 c
orange juice
1 tsp
orange peel, optional
1-1/2 c
fresh cranberries, chopped
1-1/2 c
raisins, dried cranberries, dried cherries, or golden raisins

How to Make Abundant Cranberry Bread


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease (2) 9 x 5 x 3 loaf pans.
  • 2Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and soda in a large bowl.
  • 3Cut in butter until crumbly.
  • 4Add beaten egg, orange peel and juice. Stir until mixture is evenly moist.
  • 5Fold in raisins and cranberries. Spoon into 9 x 5 x 3 loaf pans. (It's best to divide between 2 pans because the bread rises and will spill over the edges).
  • 6Place in the preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until the bread begins to pull away from sides of pan and cake tester inserted in the middle of the loaf comes out clean.

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About Abundant Cranberry Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy