Sunday, October 05, 2008

Classic Cranberry Nut Bread

2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 tablespoons shortening
1 egg, well beaten
1 1/2 fresh or frozen cranberries, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 9x5-inch loaf pan.

Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda in a medium mixing bowl. Stir in orange juice, orange peel, shortening and egg. Mix until well blended. Stir in cranberries and nuts. Spread evenly in loaf pan.

Bake for 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely. Wrap and store overnight.

Makes 1 loaf.

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1 comment:

  1. This sounds SO good! I'm cooking up jack-o-lantern today for pumpkin bread. When I bake it, I'll post my recipe! I'll have to bake soon - Isaac loves it and the nagging has begun.