Cranberry Nut Bread Recipe
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Cranberry Nut Bread Recipe

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I created this recipe 14 years ago by combing a couple of recipes from my collection. A friends suggested I add even more cranberries. Now there's a big burst of tart cranberry and lots of crunchy nuts in every piece. —Dawn Lowenstein, Hatboro, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 65 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 65 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 169 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 258 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, orange juice and peel; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in cranberries and walnuts.
  2. Spoon batter into a greased and floured 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 65-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
Originally published as Cranberry Nut Bread in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 169 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 258 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 26, 2013

"This is delicious. It has just the right amount of tartness which makes cranberry bread so tasty. It's the perfect holiday bread."

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2013

"I made this bread and rounded the cranberry measurement. It was awesome. Nice and tart. Hey, Dawn, my birthday is 3/24 also. Thanks for a great recipe."

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Reviewed May. 5, 2013

"I first made this recipe when it was first published and I knew it was a winner when I got all those compliments! This is definitely a family and friends favorite!"

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2013

"This recipe is so amazing! Love the taste of it and will make it again very soon. I made it for Thanksgiving and haven't been able to keep it in the house for very long...lol Christmas I gave it out as little gifts and now everyone is asking for this recipe."

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Reviewed Nov. 9, 2012

"Truly, this bread deserves at least **10** stars. It is the only cranberry bread I've made for years, and will use exclusively. Thank you, Dawn, for this superior bread!!!"

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