Cranberry Orange Bread

Beth Pierce


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.


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20 Min
55 Min


  • 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 large
  • 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.

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About Cranberry Orange Bread

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

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