Cranberry Orange Quick Bread (Five Roses Flour - 1967)
March 09, 2013
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"A Christmas tradition around our house, it goes quickly and I end up making it several times over the season, but it is so good I do make throughout the year, especially good toasted regular or under the broiler with a little cheddar sprinkled over.""
- Serving Size: 1 (84.4 g)
- Calories 240.5
- Total Fat - 3.8 g
- Saturated Fat - 0.8 g
- Cholesterol - 21.2 mg
- Sodium - 88.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 49.2 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0.8 g
- Sugars - 35.7 g
- Protein - 2.6 g
- Calcium - 41.8 mg
- Iron - 0.5 mg
- Vitamin C - 8.5 mg
- Thiamin - 0 mg
Step by Step Method
Preheat oven to 350f degrees.
Stir flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt together.
Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
Combine orange juice and grated rind with well beaten eggs.
Pour all at once into dry ingredients, mixing just enough to dampen.
Dust chopped cranberries and cherries with a tablespoon of flour, carefully fold into batter. Spoon into a well buttered bundt or tube pan.
Sprinkle a few floured whole cranberries over top of batter.
Bake in a moderate oven,350f degrees about 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.
Cool in pan 10 minutes, then remove.
Store overnight for easy slicing.
Frost with confectioner's frosting, (sift 2 cups icing sugar, very slowly add boiling water, a tablespoon at a time, until right spreading consistency, spread on slightly cooled bread). Or just sprinkle with iceing sugar.
Also delicious sliced with butter or toasted under broiler, spread with butter and sprinkled with cheddar.
Tips & Variations
- A bundt or tube pan