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Kelsey’s Favorite Cranberry Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • STREUSEL:
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients; cut in butter until crumbly. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, orange juice and zest. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in cranberries and raisins. Transfer to a greased 8x4-in. loaf pan.
  • 2. Combine brown sugar and flour; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350° for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 3. For glaze, combine confectioners' sugar and orange juice until smooth. Drizzle over bread.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 260 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 349mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews

Average Rating:
  • LizzetteRivera
    May 27, 2013

    I used raspberries instead of cranberries. Since they were very sour, I macerated them in a little sugar for a little while. Next time I will do it with dried cranberries or the ones that some for salads with almonds in it.

  • Pwssteve
    May 18, 2012

    Absolutley love this recipe. Also great because you do not need a mixer to make.

  • madridtina
    Jan 31, 2012

    This looked so good in the magazine that I had to make it. My son loved this bread and ate it every day. The streusel and glaze make this bread so delicious! I always make two loaves and freeze one.

  • kaitlyn'smommy
    Jan 25, 2012

    The bread baked beautifully but was way too tart for my liking. Unfortunately no one would eat it. I thought it would be promising but it was not what I had expected it to be.

  • Gamer28
    Oct 25, 2011

    I made this today, and it was way too tart for any of us to eat. No offense to the one who posted this, but I won't be making this again.

  • amberdog
    Oct 11, 2011

    used up all my leftover cranberrys after Thanksgiving

  • amberdog
    Oct 11, 2011

    used up my cranberry chutney after Thanksgiving

  • BakinGymnast
    Feb 4, 2011

    Kind of disappointing. I thought with all of the positive reviews that this would be delicious, but it wasn't. the streusel topping didn't match the cranberry-orange flavor and the whole thing wasn't very good. Will not be making this again.

  • rburtons
    Nov 30, 2010

    I first made this for my husband to take to a study group. I didn't have any fresh cranberries so I used dried, and it still turned out delicious. My only wish is that I saved an extra couple of slices before he left because when he came home the plate was bread and crumb free. :) He said it was gone within ten minutes, and they requested that he bring more to the next study group session!

  • crossroad
    Jan 28, 2010

    Amazingly moist and flavorful. Everyone who has eaten it wants the recipe.

    I used fresh squeezed orange juice with lots of pulp. I'm glad I froze lots of fresh cranberries so that I can make this bread year round!

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