Cut the cranberries in halves.
Sift the flour, sugar, potato granules, baking powder, soda and salt together into a bowl.
Combine the eggs, water, orange juice, butter and orange peel.
Add to the flour mixture and beat just until blended.
Fold in the pecans and cranberries and pour into a greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan.
Bake in 350-degree oven for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Garnish with whole almonds, if desired.