Classic Cranberry Nut Bread

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Classic Cranberry Nut Bread
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Makes 1 loaf (16 servings)

Ingredients

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 cups Ocean Spray® Fresh or Frozen Cranberries, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Directions

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease a 9 x 5-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 (16 slices).

PER SERVING (1 slice): Cal. 211, Fat Cal. 54, Protein 3grams, Carb. 37grams, Fat 6grams, Chol. 18mg., Sodium 313mg.

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OIL OR SHORTENING?

Previously asked by someone else and not answered by anyone: I noticed that the recipe on the bag lists vegetable oil and recipe online lists shortening. Does it make a difference? should the shortening be melted before adding? Love the recipe and make it for the end of the year holidays.Thanks.

Classic Holiday treat

I have been making this recipe for many years and it is the best. I usually hand split the cranberries for more flavor. Using a food processor sometimes leads to the bread being dry.

Altitude help needed

Kim from Colorado Springs, CO

I baked this 50 minutes. It's a dry brick this am. I read about altitude adjustments subj said hotter and longer. Not true! HELP

Cranberry nut bread

Sharon from Spring Lake, NC

This is the best bread of all.

Classic Cranberry Nut Bread

Deb from Groton, CT

Been making this for years, is an excellent recipe. Make sure you sure the right size pans! I see someone had a problem with the bread not getting done in the middle.

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