Cranberry Orange Loaf

Cranberry Orange Loaf


"This is an excellent flavor to choose from. Orange and cranberry flavors will be sure to put you in the holiday spirit. It tastes even better the next day."


1 h 25 m servings 224 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 224 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 7.7 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.6g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 261 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir in orange zest, cranberries, and pecans. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together margarine, sugar, and egg until smooth. Stir in orange juice. Beat in flour mixture until just moistened. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until the bread springs back when lightly touched. Let stand 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool. Wrap in plastic when completely cool.
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  1. 771 Ratings


This is a delicious recipe--I poured about a 1/2 cup glaze of orange juice, powdered sugar, & vanilla over the loaf while it was still in the pan--just adds another layer of flavor to an already...

Oh My God! This is a beautiful bread, both in taste and aesthetic. I followed the suggestion of another reviewer and mixed up a simple glaze of orange juice, vanilla and confectioners sugar, d...

Wow! I think I have ended my search for a cranberry bread recipe. This bread is just perfect, moist, relatively lowfat, and has lots of cranberries. I found that the recipe makes a large loaf ...

This is an awesome recipe. I cut my cranberries in half, did a double batch, & baked it in 3 loaf pans, as suggested by one of the reviewers, since my oven seems to be a little slow. My 3 loav...

This recipe is outstanding! I used 5.75" X 3.25" pans (for gifts). The recipe made 3 gift loaves and they were a HUGE hit! I chopped the frozen cranberries in a food processor -- they mixed w...

I was a little worried when I tasted the cranberries (I'd never had "raw" cranberries before, and were they bitter!), but it came out fabulous. Stealthily addictive: you keep coming back for one...

*I substituted splenda baking blend in this recipie. I found this recipie very easy to make, and it didn't take very long, either. While the cranberries were a little more sour than expected,...

This really is an excellent recipe! It should be illegal its so good! The reason I gave it 4 stars and not 5 is because it seemed to need a bit more polishing for my tastes. First, I rough ch...

I make this bread all the time, usually without the nuts. Turns out beautifully every time.