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Cranberry Nut Bread

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Ingredients
  Cranberries 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange 1
  Crisco 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit.
2. Using a sieve, sift flour with 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt and soda; keep aside.
3. Grease a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.

MAKING
4. In a small saucepan, mix cranberries with 1/2 cup sugar.
5. Over medium heat, cook for about 8-10 minutes until sauce bubbles; drain.
6. In the meantime, grate orange peel and juice orange.
7. Into a measuring cup, take juice and peel, pour water until cup is ¾ full.
8. In a large bowl, put together dry ingredients mixture, orange peel and juice, Crisco and eggs; blend well.
9. Add drained cranberries and nuts; mix with folding movements.
10. Into the prepared pan, pour the mixture and bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes.
11. Let the cake cool down completely.

SERVING
12. Spread softened cream cheese on top, slice and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cranberry
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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