Cranberry Orange Bread Recipe
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Cranberry Orange Bread Recipe

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Marsha Ransom of South Haven, Michigan found this recipe in a children's storybook. Now it's a family favorite.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings


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

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 171 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 246mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein .


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and orange peel. Combine the dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with juice. Fold in cranberries and raisins. Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan.
  2. Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
Originally published as Cranberry Orange Bread in Taste of Home October/November 2004, p45

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ebramkamp 246107
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2016

"This is delicious, flavorful and so pretty. The only change I made was to omit the raisins and add some chopped pecans instead. I will definitely make these during the holidays as food gifts."

hirtlehl 237600
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2015

"Delicious and moist, freezes really well."

bjornycook 145628
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2013

"One of my favorites!"

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