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cranberry orange loaf

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sea Sun
West Des Moines, IA

This recipe is full of zesty cranberries with the essence of orange. The flavors compliment each other very well. Perfect for the holidays, or anytime! NOTE: This recipe makes ONE 9 x 5 inch loaf. I doubled the recipe, which is why you see two loaves in one of the images.

(1 rating)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For cranberry orange loaf

  • 2 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated orange zest
  • 1 1/2 c
    fresh cranberries
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 lg
  • 3/4 c
    orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make cranberry orange loaf

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir in orange zest and cranberries.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until smooth. Stir in orange juice. Beat in flour mixture until just moistened. Pour into prepared pan.
  • 3
    Bake for 1 hour or until bread springs back when lightly touched and top is golden brown. Let cool for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool. Wrap in plastic when completely cool. Freezes well!