This cranberry orange bread is great for breakfast or a snack. You can also make muffins; just spoon the batter into greased muffin cups and bake at 375 degrees F (190 C) for 15 to 20 minutes.
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Additional: 10 mins
Total: 1 hr 25 mins
Yield: 1 loaf
2 cups flour
¾ cup sugar
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
¾ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup butter, cut into small chunks
¾ cup orange juice
1 tablespoon grated orange zest
1 egg, beaten
1 cup chopped cranberries
½ cup chopped walnuts (Optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 8 1/2×4 1/2-inch loaf pan.
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a bowl. Stir butter into flour mixture until combined. Add orange juice, orange zest, and egg; mix well. Fold in cranberries and walnuts. Spoon batter into the prepared pan.
Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 60 to 75 minutes. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.
312 calories; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 48.2g; fat 11.5g; cholesterol 38.5mg; sodium 439mg.