My delicious quick bread is comforting in the afternoon with a cup of tea, served toasted in the morning for breakfast, or as a midnight snack. Morning, afternoon or evening, this is always a treat! —Mary West, Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
Makes1 loaf (16 slices)
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1/3 cup canola oil
- 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 cup dried cranberries, chopped
- Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together the first six ingredients. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, buttermilk, oil and extract. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in cranberries.
- Transfer to a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 60-65 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool.
Originally published as Cranberry Almond Coffee Cake in Taste of Home Christmas Annual 2017
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