Cranberry Orange Bread


Cranberry Orange Bread

Makes 1 loaf


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • ¾ cup orange juice or (2-4 oranges)


Cut a piece of parchment paper put in a bottom of loaf pan (8×4 or 9×5).

Zest the orange (Need 2). Squeeze the oranges if using fresh orange juice.

In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Add margarine and mix until crumbly.

Add zest, ¾ cup orange juice, and egg; stir until moistened. Add cranberries and nuts.

Pour batter (it will be thick) into pan and bake until a knife or toothpick comes clean from the center.

For a 8” loaf pan, about 75 minutes; for a 9” loaf, about 55-65 minutes at 350°F.
Loosen sides from pan, remove & cool completely.



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