Classic Cranberry Nut Bread
This moist, delicious quick bread boasts the traditonal flavors of fall and winter. An ideal quick bread to serve during the holidays and/or give as gifts.
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated 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 vegetable shortening
1 large egg, well beaten
1 1/2 cups Ocean Spray® Fresh or Frozen Cranberries, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). 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).
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe): Cal. 211, Fat Cal. 54, Protein 3grams, Carb. 37grams, Fat 6grams, Chol. 18mg., Sodium 313mg.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.