Tangy Cranberry Orange Bread

Julie Ann Keene


This bread is insanely flavorful with an intense orange flavor. You'd never guess this to have almost no fat, carbs or cholesterol! A loaf of this in our house barely comes out of the oven before it's gone. You can substitute raisins or dates for the cranberries, but we like the tang of the cranberries.


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10 Min
45 Min


  • 1/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    orange juice
  • 1
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh orange zest
  • 2 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 c
    dried cranberries

How to Make Tangy Cranberry Orange Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x5 in loaf pan.
  2. Combine applesauce, Orange juice, egg, sugar and vanilla in a large bowl; blend with mixer until smooth. Stir in zest.
  3. Add flour, baking powder and baking soda and mix until ingredients are blended. Fold in cranberries.
  4. Pour batter into loaf pan. Bake 45-50 minutes, until toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.

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About Tangy Cranberry Orange Bread

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

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