Cranberry Bread

Cranberry Bread

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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
  • 1
    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

How to Make Cranberry Bread


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

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About Cranberry Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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