Cranberry Walnut Bread


A moist and chewy cranberry walnut bread recipe for the bread machine with great taste. Watch the consistency; I usually need to add more flour so that it doesn't "climb the walls."

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs
1 (1 1/2-pound) loaf


  • ¼ cup rolled oats

  • ¼ cup water

  • 1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature

  • 1 egg

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 1 ½ tablespoons margarine, softened

  • 3 cups bread flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast

  • ¾ cup dried cranberries

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  1. Place all of the ingredients (except the cranberries and the walnuts) in the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select Light Crust and Sweet Cycle and press Start.

  2. If your machine has a Fruit setting, add the cranberries and walnuts at the signal, or around 5 minutes before the kneading cycle has finished.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

184 Calories
5g Fat
31g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 184
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 214mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 92mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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