Cranberry Orange Bread (with chopped walnuts)

Cranberry Orange Bread (with Chopped Walnuts)

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From an old Betty Crocker Book, been using this recipe for 30 years. In the book it is listed under quick breads. I use a little bit more orange rind. you can omit the walnuts.
I double the recipe and doubled makes 2 loafs.



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Makes 1 Loaf
1 Hr


  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1
    egg beaten
  • 1 tsp
    grated orange peal ( i use navel, & use more than calls for)
  • 3/4 c
    orange juice, i use juice from the orange & add tropacana orange juice to make up the rest needed)
  • 2 Tbsp
    veggie. oil
  • 1 c
    chopped cranberries (i use a little bit more, like a heaping cup)
  • 1/2 c
    cup chopped walnuts (optional)

How to Make Cranberry Orange Bread (with chopped walnuts)


  1. 350 oven, Grease loaf pan. ( I use Crisco) no need to flour the pan
  2. In medium bowl
    Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt
  3. In medium bowl
    Combine egg, grated orange peel,orange juice, and veggie oil.
  4. Add step 3's ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
  5. Fold in cranberries and walnuts.
  6. Put batter in loaf pan 9x5x3 inch bake in 350 oven for about 60 minutes or until done.
    Remove from pan; cool. Wrap; store overnight.

    I double the batch and freeze 1 for the holidays

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