Moist Cranberry Orange Bread

Moist Cranberry Orange Bread

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"Super-moist dessert bread loaded with mandarin oranges and whole cranberries. Makes great gifts."


1 h servings 429 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 429 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 69.5g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 344 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a large loaf pan.
  2. Combine flour, 1 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl. Add melted butter; stir until mixture is crumbly. Reserve about 1/4 cup cranberries and 1/4 cup mandarin oranges; stir remaining fruit into flour mixture.
  3. Beat eggs, milk, sour cream, vanilla extract, and orange extract in another bowl until smooth. Gradually stir egg mixture into flour mixture until batter is thoroughly incorporated. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan. Scatter reserved cranberries and mandarin oranges atop batter and sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes; reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue baking until center of bread springs back when touched, 35 to 40 minutes.
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  1. 8 Ratings


Like it claims, this is very moist. Yum! Used frozen cranberries which works fine. The way the ingredients are combined per direction s is a bit different from the average quick bread, but I fol...

My family loves quick breads and this recipe was a huge hit. I had many bags of cranberries in the freezer and used one of them in this recipe. I just added the 2 cups to the batter in the froz...

Eventhough I have my favorite cranberry bread recipe, I tried this one. 'Never used orange extract before & trying to get fruit in the children, I went for it. :) 1 3/4c sugar seemed like a l...

I made this bread for Thanksgiving, and it was so good it didn't even make it through the day! Bursting with fresh flavor and super easy to make. Now I have to brave the store for a second batch...

Yum. I substituted orange juice instead of milk and also yogurt instead of sour cream!

Moist, flavourful used fresh oranges not mandarin

This bread is delicious! It certainly took longer to cook than the recipe stated though. Mine was in for well over an hour. I didn't like how the recipe called for this to be mixed together. My ...

Very moist and flavorful bread! Although I did sub yogurt for sour cream I don't think it altered texture or flavor too much. Also, this is the first cranberry bread recipe with the berries sc...