Cranberry Goodness

Fall is the best time for making cranberry nut bread, at least it is for me.  I love when I walk into the grocery store and see the cranberries in the produce section.  I always snatch one up and bake some bread right when I get home.

My recipe is from my sister and I do not know where she obtained it.  I altered it to my tastes and habits (like doubling it so I use up the entire cranberry package)

Cranberry Nut Bread

preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Makes two loaves.

3 cups flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt                            mix these ingredients in a large bowl.

To the dry ingredients cut with pastry cutter 6 tbsp of  softened butter (or margarine).

In separate bowl,  mix:  1 1/8 cup  orange juice
                                    2 eggs.

Add orange juice/eggs into flour-butter mixture.

fold in one entire bag of cranberries (2+ cups?) chopped through food processor and 1/2 cup chopped nuts (I use almonds or walnuts).

divide batter evenly between two loaf pans and bake for 50 minutes to an hour.  bread is done when a knife inserted into center comes out clean.


  1. I am baking this today! I have a bag if cranberries in the fridge, it's raining and I need to bake! xx

  2. sounds yummy yummy yummy. My "fall bread" is always pumpkin, but for some reason this year my grocery store doesn't have any canned pumpkin (I could, of course, cook my own....but!!) so I think I'm going for the cranberry!! Thanks for the recipe.

  3. that does sound yummy. we are having indian summer warmth though and baking will have to wait for cooler days. and off to work i go too. :(
    enjoy your beautiful bread.

  4. Oh. Yum. This definitely warrants a trip to the grocery store!

    *My husband and I go semi-formal... I haven't made our duds yet!

    Blessings, Debbie

  5. Must make this ASAP! Thanks for the recipe.

  6. Oh my goodness…cranberries…

    I almost bought some the other day but didn't know what I would do with them just now. I think now I know… xo

  7. What a great, quick and easy recipie....I only know how to make fresh cranberry sauce for turkey ~ can't wait to try this out. You don't even have to wait for dough to rise! Thanks for sharing.

  8. That looks divine! Thanks for sharing your recipe.


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