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Cranberry Orange Bread

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Serves 8-10 | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 40 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

A sweet bread that is better when wrapped in foil and eaten the second day!

Ingredients You'll Need

2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup vegetable shortening, at room temperature
1 1/4 cups sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 c. buttermilk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbls. orange zest
1 cup whole fresh cranberries

Glaze: 1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/8 cup orange juice


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl

In another bowl mix shortneing, sugar, eggs, buttermilk, vanilla and zest thoroughly

Add flour mixture and mix well

Fold in cranberries

Pour into 2 greased bread pans and bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean

Mix sugar and juice until sugar dissolves.

Pour glaze over breads while still in pans.

Remove carefully from pans and cool 30 minutes before slicing.

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