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Cranberry Bread

Cranberry Bread is moist and bursting with tart cranberries! This loaf takes no time at all to prepare and is so good as an afternoon snack, breakfast, or a thoughtful gift.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cranberry Bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 407kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar packed
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped cranberries fresh or frozen
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, both sugars, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • In another bowl, whisk the egg, milk, orange juice, honey, butter, and orange zest.
  • Stir the egg mixture into dry ingredients just until combined.
  • Sprinkle the cranberries lightly with flour (a teaspoon will do) so they don’t end up at the bottom of the loaf.
  • Using a spatula, gently fold in the cranberries and chopped pecans.
  • Pour into greased loaf pan.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean or with just a few crumbs (not raw batter) attached.
  • Cool for 10 minutes in the pan, before removing from the pan and placing on a wire rack to completely cool.
  • Slice and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 407kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 393mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 4mg