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  • 2 cups - all-purpose flour
  • 1 cups - sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons - double-acting baking powder
  • 1 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons - baking soda
  • 1 sticks - cold unsalted butter, cut into bits
  • 1 teaspoons - freshly grated orange zest
  • 3/4 cups - fresh orange juice
  • 1 - large egg
  • 1 cups - coarsely chopped cranberries
  • 1/3 cups - coarsely chopped walnuts
  • Orange Glaze
  • 1 1/2 cups - confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoons - grated orange peel
  • 6 teaspoons - orange juice
  • - additional chopped walnuts
  • Directions:

    In a food processor or in a bowl with a pastry blender, blend together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda and butter until mixture resembles meal; transfer mixture to a large bowl.

    In a small bowl whisk together the zest, juice, and egg; add the mixture to the flour mixture and stir batter until it is just combined.

    Stir in cranberries and walnuts and transfer batter to a well-buttered 9-by-5-inch loaf pan.

    Bake the bread in the middle of a preheated 350 degrees F oven for 1 hour, 15 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.

    Let bread cool in pan for 15 minutes and turn out onto a rack.

    For Orange Glaze:
    Combine confectioners' sugar, orange peel and orange juice in a small bowl. Stir with spoon to blend.

    Spoon over top of cooled loaves, letting excess glaze run down the sides. Sprinkle with nuts before glaze hardens.

    Brief Description

    Cranberry bread with chopped walnuts, orange juice and orange zest.

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    Category:  Quick Breads

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 50 min
    Cook Time: 1 hour(s) 15 min


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    December 11, 2018

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