Cranberry Orange Walnut Bread

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Now time for today’s recipe, a delicious cranberry walnut bread made with orange juice. This is a Christmas tradition on our family started by my mother-in-law. She makes it every Christmas eve for us on Christmas morning. You can find her recipe for cranberry orange walnut bread at Babble’s Family Kitchen.

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Cranberry Orange Walnut Bread Recipe


1 egg
1/4 cup vegetable or olive oil
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup orange juice
2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon orange zest
1/2 cup walnuts
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped cranberries.


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine egg, oil, sugar and orange juice. Whisk well. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add to bowl and whisk until just combined. Add orange zest , cranberries and walnuts. Fold in ingredients.

2. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour, or until golden brown. Bread is done when toothpick is inserted in the middle of the loaf and it comes out clean. Let cool and wrap in saran wrap overnight before serving.

4 Responses to “Cranberry Orange Walnut Bread”

  1. 1
    Angelia McGowan — November 30, 2010 @ 8:29 pm

    Cranberry Orange Walnut Bread: Stop by and enter my Great Stuffing Debate $500 Visa giveaway. You don’t have muc…

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    Monet — December 1, 2010 @ 1:36 am

    Isn’t cranberry bread amazing? I have been making loaves for most of my adult life, and I still don’t think anything reminds me of the holidays more than a warm loaf. Thank you so much for sharing. I hope you have a wonderful Wednesday.

  3. 3
    Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen — December 1, 2010 @ 10:29 pm

    I’m going to make a beeline to the grocery store for some orange juice, this sounds super!

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    Lisa Chan-Simms — December 3, 2010 @ 8:19 am

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