Cranberry Orange Bread

Phyllis Gesch


Daaaaaaaang, this is good.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
1 Hr


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  • 1 large
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    fresh cranberries, chopped
  • ·
    boiling water
  • ·
    juice and grated peel of 1 orange
  • ·
    chopped walnuts, optional

How to Make Cranberry Orange Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 325. Grease a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
  2. Put orange juice in a 1-cup measure. Add enough boiling water to orange juice to make 3/4 cup. Add grated orange peel and butter; stir until butter is melted. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat sugar & egg together; add orange mixture and stir until well blended. Add cranberries (and walnuts, if using them).
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Stir into the egg and orange mixture. Pour batter into a greased loaf pan. Bake for about 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into center of loaf comes out clean.
  5. Cool on a rack and store overnight before serving.

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About Cranberry Orange Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #holiday

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