Whole Cranberry Bread
Whole Cranberry Bread is an old family recipe that's classy enough to make for the holidays. The fresh cranberries (not dried) add a bright pop of color to the bread loaf, making it very pretty to look at. But, more important than its looks, is its taste. The cranberries and walnuts add nice texture and the fruity flavor is refreshing. Serve it with dinner, after dinner, or present it as a gift. This cranberry bread recipe is perfect for all kinds of occasions.
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Cooking Vessel Size2 (9 x 5 inch) loaf pans
- 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup fresh whole cranberries
- 3/4 cup orange juice
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 egg, beaten
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a bowl, sift flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together. Add walnuts and cranberries.
In another bowl, combine orange juice, butter, and egg. Add to the dry ingredients, mixing well. Pour into pan.
Bake for 1 hour. Cool for 15 minutes before removing it from the pan. It's better if prepared a day or so before serving.