Classic Cranberry Nut Bread

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Classic Cranberry Nut Bread
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Yield

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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adding an orange

We like things tart! Instead of orange juice and zest, a whole orange (with peeling)cut up and put in food processor, was put in recipe. About 1/2 C water was also added. It was divine! Great mix with cranberries!

Holiday tradition

Catherine from Preston, CT

I buy and freeze extra cranberries so I can make it all during the year. Everyone loves it lot's of request. I've been baking this recipe since I started baking over 50 years ago. I packed something's away not realizing the recipe was in one of the boxes so I came on line too copy it. Thank you for making it available.

Ocean Spray Cranberryy Bread

I found the recipe unusual but delicious. Is a heavier bread than many but beautifully sets off the cranberries and nuts making .. It is a picture to look at. I made exactly and was so good got reduce cranberries after New Years and am making it again. I found the recipe a joy. .

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I make this every year around the holidays. People love it!! My son lives in NY and asked if I could send him a few loaves so I did. He asked if I could send him more. So I decided to do smaller loaves. I was worried it would come out to heavy/dense so I added 2 eggs instead of 1 to the recipe. It came out PERFECT!! It was light/airy, NOT cake like. if doing smaller loaves bake time is 30-35 minutes drpending on the oven.

Love this recipe!

Jewell Cope from Malakoff, TX

Made this for Christmas and it was delicious. The family loved it and I'm making another loaf now. I used fresh cranberries.

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