Moist Cranberry Orange Bread

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Super-moist dessert bread loaded with mandarin oranges and whole cranberries. Makes great gifts.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
10
Yield:
1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ¾ cups white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ cup butter, melted

  • 2 cups fresh cranberries

  • 1 cup mandarin oranges, drained

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ cup milk

  • ¾ cup sour cream

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon orange extract

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a large loaf pan.

  2. Combine flour, 1 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl. Add melted butter; stir until mixture is crumbly. Reserve about 1/4 cup cranberries and 1/4 cup mandarin oranges; stir remaining fruit into flour mixture.

  3. Beat eggs, milk, sour cream, vanilla extract, and orange extract in another bowl until smooth. Gradually stir egg mixture into flour mixture until batter is thoroughly incorporated. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan. Scatter reserved cranberries and mandarin oranges atop batter and sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes; reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue baking until center of bread springs back when touched, 35 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

429 Calories
15g Fat
70g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 429
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 344mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 70g 25%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 40g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 12mg 58%
Calcium 114mg 9%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 159mg 3%

* 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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