Fresh Cranberry Nut Bread
Cranberry nut bread is a perfect quick bread to made during the holidays, or anytime that fresh cranberries are available. The orange juice adds a sweet, citrus taste to the bread.
Sift together the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt, and set aside. Cream the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg.
Add the flour mixture alternately with the orange juice. Stir the orange rind, pecans and cranberries into the batter.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center of loaf comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then remove and finish cooling on wire rack. Wrap tightly for storage. This bread freezes well.
Makes 1 loaf.
Prep time: 20 Min; Cook time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes; Total time: 1 Hour 35 Minutes
Quick Bread Recipes
Online Since 1997
Follow us on Twitter
Our Facebook Fan Page
TexasCooking on Flickr
Recipe Exchange, Chat
Texas Wines & Wineries
Our website devoted to Texas books, travel, people & culture
Save on Your
Coffee For Less
5% off Coupon Code: CFLESS