One of our favorites, this quick bread boasts cranberries and coarsely chopped nuts. What a flavor combination!

Cranberry-Orange Bread
Serves 48
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Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
3 hr 25 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
3 hr 25 min
  1. 3 cups fresh or frozen (thawed and drained) cranberries
  2. 1 2/3 cups sugar
  3. 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  4. 1/2 cup milk
  5. 2 teaspoons vanilla
  6. 2 teaspoons grated orange or lemon peel
  7. 4 eggs
  8. 3 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose or whole wheat flour
  9. 1/2 cup coarsely chopped nuts
  10. 2 teaspoons baking soda
  11. 1 teaspoon salt
  12. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  1. Move oven rack to low position so that tops of pans will be in center of oven. Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease bottoms only of 2 loaf pans, 8 1/2x4 1/2x2 inches, or 1 loaf pan, 9x5x3 inches.
  2. Stir together cranberries, sugar, oil, milk, vanilla, orange peel and eggs in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Pour into pans.
  3. Bake 8-inch loaves 50 to 60 minutes, 9-inch loaf 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans and place top side up on wire rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours before slicing. Wrap tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days, or refrigerate up to 10 days.
  1. * Cool the bread completely before slicing to prevent crumbling. Cut with a sharp, thin-bladed knife, using a light sawing motion.
  1. Serving Size: 1 Slice
  2. Calories 95, Total Fat 4g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 115mg, Total Carbohydrate 14g, Fiber 1g, Protein 2g
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