Holiday Cranberry Bread
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|White sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Orange||1 , juiced and grated rind|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Cranberries slices||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Raw Ones)|
Sift flour, salt, baking powder and soda together twice.
Cream butter, add sugar and cream well together.
Beat egg and add to butter and sugar mixture.
Add boiling water to orange juice to make 3/4 cup liquid.
Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with the liquid to the creamed mixture.
Add grated orange rind, walnuts and cranberries, combine evenly and place mixture in a greased loaf pan.
Let rise 20 minutes, then bake at 325F 50 to 60 minutes.
Before cranber ries go off the market in the spring, I get one pound and make four loaves of this bread.
After baking, I cut them in halves, wrap in waxed paper and store in home freezer.