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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Cranberry Orange Bread



A friend of mine gave me this recipe some years ago. Sadly, we have lost touch, but I do think about him when I make this bread. It is delicious and I give it away every year at Christmas!

6 cups flour
2 3/4 cups of sugar
1 tbl baking powder
1/2 tbl baking soda
3/4 cup butter (I use 1 stick) room temp
3 eggs room temp
2 1/4 cups orange juice
1 bag of fresh Cranberries, chopped (I learned the hard way, use your food processor for this)

Mix dry ingredients, cut in butter.

Whip eggs and orange juice together, adding to dry goods slowly while mixing.

Fold in chopped cranberries.

Divide mixture into THREE greased bread pans

Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until tester pulls out dry

13 comments:

Amy said...

I think you must have read my mind! I just got a bag of cranberries and I was wondering what I was going to do with them. I will have to give this a try it looks delicious!

Heather said...

ohhh. can you give it away to me this christmas?!?! it looks so good :)

MaryBeth said...

Ed & Sophie loved it...and just like John all I got was one small bite.

Pam said...

Oh my Cheryl. This looks really tasty. I could eat way to much of this bread. Great recipe.

NuKiwi said...

Hiya, I just wanted to wish you a very happy day for tomorrow. I hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving as well!

Take care.
Tiff

NuKiwi said...

HAPPY BIRHTDAY, that is.... Hehe
Tiff

NuKiwi said...

BIRTHDAY, I mean....oops

Kevin said...

That loaf looks really good! A cranberry bread is on my list of things to make this winter.

Jan said...

This looks totally yumptious, Cheryl.

It would seem I have missed your birthday, so belated best wishes. And thanks for the e about the tattoos. Don't worry, your secret's safe with me. ;-)

Mandy said...

I've been looking for a great bread recipe to give away besides banana, this looks perfect! Thanks for sharing.:)
-Mandy

Pilar - Lechuza said...

Wonderfull bread!! Can I have a couple of loaves? Thank you!!

anudivya said...

I just love this bread... looks so good. First time here, and those crepes look fantastic too.

Anonymous said...

This is always a good festive bread to give at Christmas. Yours looks so pretty and was so good.