Cranberry Orange Bread With Honey Butter

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Lauren Perkins-Boyd

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@Lauren_Perkins-Boyd

It's not the holidays for me without this bread and the honey butter is unbelievable. It just complements the cranberries and orange so well. I love it!

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Cranberry orange is a fantastic flavor combination and this bread is filled with both. The sweet orange pairs nicely with the tart cranberries. Dense and moist, cranberry orange bread is a tasty breakfast or snack. Don't skip the honey butter - it's unbelievable and a must. We'll end up using it on other bread recipes too. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 slices
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lg
    orange
  • 2 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 4 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 2 c
    fresh cranberries, chopped
  • HONEY BUTTER

  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1/8 tsp
    cinnamon

How to Make Cranberry Orange Bread With Honey Butter

Test Kitchen Tips
If you cannot find fresh cranberries, frozen can be substituted. Just chop them coarsely or finely while frozen and mix them in.

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 9" by 5" metal loaf pan. From orange, grate 1 tsp of peel and squeeze 1/2 cup of juice.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a small bowl, beat orange peel, juice, melted butter, and egg until blended.
  4. With a wooden spoon, stir egg mixture into flour mixture just until blended (batter will be stiff). Stir in cranberries.
  5. Pour batter into a greased and floured pan.
  6. Bake until a toothpick inserted comes out clean, 50-55 minutes. Cool loaf in pan for 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  7. For honey butter, whip together butter, honey, and cinnamon until completely combine and fluffy.

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