Cranberry Bread

November 10, 2019


1 orange, zest and juice 

¾ cups fresh cranberries 

1 can cranberry sauce

1 cup sugar

1 egg, room temp, beaten

2 cups all purpose flour

1½ teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

¼ cup shortening

½ cup chopped walnuts


Grate the orange rind. Coarsely chop the cranberries.


In a medium bowl combine the cranberries, sugar, beaten egg and orange rind.


In a large bowl sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. 


Add the shortening to the flour mixture and use a pastry blender or two knives cut in the shortening until the mixture is uniformly coarse.


Pour in the cranberry mixture.


Stir only until it is mixed and moist. Do not beat. Stir in chopped nuts.


Butter the pan and line with wax paper. Pour in the batter.


Let the batter stand while heating the oven to 350 F


Bake in the oven for 1 hour. Bread is done when golden and a toothpick comes out clean.

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