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Cranberry Nut Bread

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Cranberry Nut Bread

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  • Makes: 15 Servings

Enjoy this bread for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Use fresh cranberries when in season for a burst of flavor.


  • 2 cup flour*
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 4 tablespoon butter, melted (or margarine) (1/4 cup)
  • 1 egg (or 2 egg whites) (medium)
  • 1 cup chopped cranberries
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 powdered sugar (1/3 cup, optional, for glaze)
  • 1 water (1 teaspoon, optional, for glaze)


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda in a large bowl.
2. Grate orange peeling, then squeeze juice from orange. Add additional orange juice to make 3/4 cup.
3. In a separate bowl, blend orange juice, butter, egg, and grated orange peel; add to flour mixture, stirring until just blended. Mix in cranberries and walnuts.
5. Pour batter into a 9- by 5-inch loaf pan, greased on bottom only.
6. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove and cool completely on wire rack.
7. Optional: to make glaze, mix powdered sugar and water; add water as needed to make thin glaze. Drizzle over cooled loaf.


*You can substitute 1/2 to 1 cup of the flour with whole wheat flour.
All-purpose flour used for nutrition analysis and costing purposes.

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Source: North Dakota State University Extension Service
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 slice, 1/15 of recipe (58g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 153
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Sodium 180 mg
Total Carbohydrate 24 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars included 8 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 37 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 66 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 153
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 2 mg
Cholesterol 19 mg
Total Carbohydrate 24 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 10 g
Added Sugars 8 g
Protein 3 g
Calcium 37 mg
Potassium 66 mg
Sodium 180 mg
Copper 80 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 10 mg
Phosphorus 47 mg
Selenium 7 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamin A 32 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 56 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 13 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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