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cranberry nut bread w/hint of orange

Recipe by
Wendy Rusch
Cameron, WI

Had a bag of fresh cranberries left over and saw a photo of cranberry bread...suddenly needed cranberry bread. This was the result! So yummy and flavorful!!!

yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For cranberry nut bread w/hint of orange

  • 1 bag
    fresh cranberries, chopped (approx 2 cups, chopped)
  • 2 c
    pecans, chopped, toasted if desired
  • 4 c
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 3
  • 2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • 1 tsp

How To Make cranberry nut bread w/hint of orange

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 Spray pans of choice. I used 4- 3x5 and 1- 4x8 Line bottom with parchment for easy removal. Chop cranberries, or place in food processor and pulse until size of a BB Coursely chop pecan or walnut, toast them if desired. Set aside.
  • 2
    Whisk together flour, salt, powder and soda. Set aside.
  • 3
    In a large bowl cream together sugar and butter, add egg and beat for 1 minute. Mix in sour cream, zest and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture, cranberries and pecans until just combined. Or no visible flour.
  • 4
    Evenly distribute batter between pans. If desired, sprinkle top of batter with sugar. Bake 3x5 for 40-45 min Bake 4x8 for 50-55 min Bake 5x9 for 60-70 min Cool 10 min then remove from pans to cool on wire racks

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