Cranberry Nut Bread w/hint of orange

Wendy Rusch


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!!!


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20 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 bag(s)
    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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About Cranberry Nut Bread w/hint of orange

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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