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cranberry orange bread

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

This delectable Cranberry Orange Bread combines the best of sweet and tart into a scrumptious moist loaf! The easy orange glaze takes this sweet bread up to the next level.

yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cranberry orange bread

  • 2 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    grated orange zest
  • 2 c
    fresh cranberries
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter softened
  • 1 c
  • 2 lg
  • 3/4 c
    orange juice
  • 3 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    orange extract
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make cranberry orange bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan. In medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, orange zest and 1 1/2 cups cranberries.
  • 2
    In stand mixer cream butter and sugar together until smooth. Add eggs one at a time on low; mixing just until combined. Add orange juice, 1 teaspoon orange extract and vanilla; mixing just until combined. Remove bowl from stand mixer and add flour mixture stirring just until moistened. Pour into loaf pan. Top loaf with 1/2 cup of cranberries spreading them out and pushing in a little bit.
  • 3
    Bake for 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let set for 5-10 minutes before removing from pan.
  • 4
    Whisk powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon orange extract and 3 tablespoons orange juice. Drizzle glaze over warm bread.