Cranberry Orange Bread


This cranberry and orange bread makes for a wonderful christmas or host/hostess present this time of year!


1 c
whole wheat pastry flour
1 c
all purpose flour
1⁄2 c
Sugar (add 1/4-1/2 c. more for those liking sweet bread)
1 T
baking powder
1⁄2 t
zest from 1 orange
2⁄3 c
Fresh Orange Juice
egg whites, lightly beaten
3 T
melted butter
3 T
Vegetable Oil
1 1⁄2 c
fresh cranberries (6 ounces)
1⁄2 c
walnuts, chopped (2 ounces)


Preheat oven 350 F. Line the bottom and sides of a loaf pan with waxed paper and grease. Set aside. In a bowl, sift and mix all the dry ingredients together. Stir in the orange zest. Make a well and one by one add the orange juice eggs, butter, and oil. Stir from the center and gently mix them all together. Make sure not to over mix the mixture. Add the cranberries and walnuts and mmix into the batter. Transfer this batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until askewer inserted into the middle of the loaf come out clean. Let it cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes and remove. Transfer it to wire rack. Serve.


Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
50 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 10 minutes