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Cranberry Orange Bread

This sweet-tart quickbread bursting with fresh cranberries id perfect with cup of your favorite tea.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Cooling time1 hr
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quick bread
Servings: 8


  • 1 mixing bowl
  • 1 9x5 " loaf pan non-stick or glass


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 Tablespoon sparkling sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 350℉ and prepare 9x5 loaf pan by spraying with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and orange zest until combined.
  • Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the milk, melted butter, egg. Stir the liquid ingredients with a fork until the egg is blended, then with a sturdy spatula mix all the ingredients until there are no more streaks of flour remaining.
  • Add the fresh cranberries and fold into the batter.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and sprinkle the sparkling sugar on top.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes then remove from the pan and let cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Slice with a serrated knife into 8 slices and serve.