Grandmother's Famous Cranberry Bread

Grandmother's Famous Cranberry Bread


"This is a delicious bread with raisins and cranberries. It's perfect for Thanksgiving or any special holiday."


servings 249 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 249 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.5g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 343 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray or grease one 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  2. Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  3. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Add egg, orange peel, and orange juice; stir to mix and fold in raisins and cranberries.
  4. Pour into loaf pan and bake for 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from pan; cool on wire rack.
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  1. 109 Ratings


I too remember this recipe and i searched for a long time to try and locate it. This is the best cranberry bread that i have ever tasted and my best friend begs me to bake her a loaf all the tim...

This bread is a fall-season tradition in my family... we've been making it since we read the book "Cranberry Thanksgiving" 25 years ago. I've made it fat-free by using non-fat plain yogurt inst...

AMAZING! I never rate recipes...but THIS ONE WAS WORTH THE TIME! I doubled the recipe and put it into 3 foil pans for gifts. I also substituted chopped dried apricots for the raisins...really...

After reading the reviews, I wanted to make sure my bread didn't crumble, so the only changes I made were in procedure and not ingredients. I heated the OJ and then put my cranberries and golde...

Very good flavor. The first loaf I made fell apart though when I flipped it over to cool onto the rack. The second time, I really greased the pan well and decreased the temp about 10 degrees a...

I substitute all cranberries for the raisins and the result is a moist, delicious bread.

Wow! What an amazing mix of tastes! The loaf was gone quick at Thanksgiving dinner. Best when it's had time to sit for a few days.

I agree with some of the other reviewers on this...cooked on the outside, not done on the inside even tho' a toothpick came out clean. And it fell apart. There was too much stuff...maybe only ...

I never thought of making a cranberry bread before, until a friend requested I make one. I gave this one a try and she LOVED it. I make alot of breads and don't enjoy "cutting" in butter. I crea...