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Cranberry Orange Bread Recipe

Cranberry Orange Bread Recipe

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 YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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).

Nutritional Facts

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