Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Cranberry Bread

Cranberry Bread

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From the kitchen of Maria McDonald

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
60 minutes
Tags: Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Travels well


2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
1 cup fresh cut cranberries
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup flour
1 orange
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
boiling water
1 egg, slightly beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Grease on loaf pan.

  3. Combine the juice and rind of 1 orange, add butter or margarine and enough boiling water to equal 3/4 cup of liquid. Let cool.

  4. Add dry ingredients. Add slightly beaten egg. Mix well.

  5. In a separate bowl, mix cranberries, walnuts, and flour. Add to above batter.

  6. Mix well, batter will be lumpy and stiff.

  7. Put into prepared pan.

  8. Bake for 1 hour or until pick in center comes out clean.


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stellascookies says:

I love this bread recipe. It turns out perfect every time I make it. :~} Great tasting.

4/22/2013 4:17:39 PM

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