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Cranberry Orange Tea Bread

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars
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"Perfect for a holiday brunch or party, this tea bread is full of delicious flavor. Make extra loaves and keep in the freezer for instant hostess gifts!"
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Ingredients

servings 188
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine flour, dried cranberries, sugar and baking powder in large mixing bowl.
  2. In separate bowl, mix together remaining ingredients. Blend applesauce mixture into flour mixture until just combined. Spoon batter into greased loaf pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F 45-50 minutes, until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan before removing loaf to cool completely on wire rack.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 188 calories; 4.5 34.9 2.7 26 115 Full nutrition

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This is definitely a five star recipe with a couple of changes. I added a tsp of cinnamon, a tsp of orange extract, used 1/2 cup butter and 3/4 cup applesauce. The texture is fabulous and the fl...

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I've made it and am bringing it to work for a bake sale. I haven't tried it yet but I did make a couple of small tweaks. I added mixed peel (the kind you make fruit cake with) instead of just gr...

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This is definitely a five star recipe with a couple of changes. I added a tsp of cinnamon, a tsp of orange extract, used 1/2 cup butter and 3/4 cup applesauce. The texture is fabulous and the fl...

I baked this as muffins dividing the batter between 12 standard greased muffin cups. Baked for bout 25 minutes and that worked well. I think it needed more orange flavor for our taste but otherw...

I would have liked this better with more butter and less applesauce. It came out fine, though, if a bit more dense than I expected. That's not necessarily a bad thing, just not exactly what I ex...

I like the concept of using applesauce instead of oil. I would add extra cinnamon and perhaps vanilla or orange extract to enhance the flavor of this bread. Perhaps, add more butter and use only...

I really liked the idea of using a minimal amount of fat in this recipe. It was tasty and not too sweet. Next time I'll add some toasted pecans or walnuts. A great little breakfast bread that wi...

This is a really nice bread. Very well balanced and tasty. Perfect for the holidays. I added an extra teaspoon of orange extract and half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder. I'm sure I'll bake it aga...

I've made it and am bringing it to work for a bake sale. I haven't tried it yet but I did make a couple of small tweaks. I added mixed peel (the kind you make fruit cake with) instead of just gr...

I'm a huge fan of orange and cranberry together. My aunt got me started on this flavor combination about 20 years ago and I always made an orange and cranberry bread while helping her cook and ...

We liked this quite well, although I think I would be inclined to use plain applesauce. This will work for a diabetic friend, using unsweetened applesauce. Very nice, indeed, thank you.