Cranberry Bread

Cranberry Bread Recipe

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Sandy Young


One day after we had moved to Pensacola, Wendy, Jay, and I went back to Pascagoula to visit a dear friend, Mrs. Higgy. She was baking various breads. What an aroma! That day she shared several recipes with me. This is one of them. Very special because of the lady who gave it to me!

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2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
granulated sugar
egg, well beaten
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine, melted
1/2 c
fresh orange juice
grated rind of 1 orange
2 Tbsp
hot water
3/4 c
chopped pecans
1 c
cranberries, quartered


1Sift dry ingredients together, and add egg, butter, orange juice, and hot water.
2Fold in nuts, cranberries, and orange rind.
3Bake in two greased loaf pans at 350 for 1 hour or until light brown.
4Cool and wrap in wax paper. Let ripen in refrigerator for 24 hours or more.
5SANDY'S NOTE: This bread is so good warm with butter. Also, it freezes well.

About Cranberry Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads