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Spicy Cranberry Nut Bread Recipe
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Spicy Cranberry Nut Bread Recipe

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Whenever Maxine Smith of Owanka, South Dakota serves slices of this favorite treat, someone asks for her recipe. "It's a moist, dark holiday bread chock-full of old-fashioned, spicy goodness," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES:32 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES: 32 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups halved fresh or frozen cranberries, divided
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 126 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 178 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine 1-1/2 cups cranberries, sugar and orange peel. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and cook for 6-8 minutes or until the cranberries are softened. Remove from the heat; stir in the remaining berries and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and cloves. Combine the eggs, sour cream and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until blended. Fold in cranberries and pecans.
  3. Pour into two greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 55-60 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: 2 loaves (16 loaves each).
Originally published as Cranberry Nut Bread in Taste of Home December/January 1995, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 126 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 178 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2010

"Maxine Smith if you get a chance try my Mushroom Spanish Rice receipe I had printed. And then rate it, let me know how you like it. OK Thanks Stephanie"

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2010

"I read a review from Nov. 09,2009 paininthebut. This woman probably didn't bother to try this receipe. I thought the same thing about some liquid being missing from this receipe. But the cranberries, sugar and orange peel does make a great tasting liquid. I would recommend this receipe to anyone. Maxine Smith you did a great job with this nut bread. It very moist and very flavorful, and it's not a pain in the butt to make, it's very simple. Stephanie Papachristos Manchester, NH"

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Reviewed Nov. 9, 2009

"How can you boil cranberries, sugar and orange peel ? I think some liquid has to be missing from this recipe."

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