Cranberry Nut Bread

We’ve been busy baking gifts for Christmas.  This week we are making Cranberry Nut Bread.  The recipe comes from the Ocean Spray  website.

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Ingredients:

2 cups flour

1 cup sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 Tablespoon grated orange zest

3/4 cup orange juice

2 Tablespoons shortning

1 egg, well beaten

1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries, coarsely chopped

1 cup chopped nuts

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a 9×5 loaf pan or individual mini loaf pans.

Sift or mix together dry ingredients; flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.

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Using a microplane,  add the orange zest.

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Add the cup of orange juice and cut in the shortening using a pastry blender.

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Beat one egg well and add to the mixture.

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Mix everything together well.

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Coarsely chop the cranberries and nuts.  We just love using our mini food processor for this.

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Stir in the cranberries and nuts.

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Pour into greased loaf pans and bake 35- 40 minutes for mini loaves and 55 minutes for a regular size loaf pan.  Test with a toothpick in the center, if it comes out clean it is done.

Merry Christmas everyone!!

from Megan and Terri

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