Cranberry Pecan Bread


Pecans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) , chopped
Cranberries 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) , coarsely ground
Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Baking powder 4 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Lemon rind 2 Teaspoon
Eggs 2
Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)



1. To prepare the cake pan, grease a 9 inch angle cake pan, and sprinkle ½ cup of pecans evenly on the bottom of the pan. Keep aside

2. In a small bowl combine cranberries and ¼ cup sugar and keep aside.

3. In a large bowl sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt adding in the cut butter and margarine. Using fork or fingers, blend well till the mixture becomes crumbly. Add in 1 cup of pecans and the lemon rind. Mix well.

4. In a small bowl beat the eggs and mik.

5. Mix the egg mixture into the dry ingredients and incorporate well till becomes wet and moist batter.

6. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and place in oven at 350 Degrees Fahrenheit for 1 hour and 10 minutes. Insert a wooden toothpick or fork in the centre, it should come out clean to ensure the loaf is completely baked.

7. Remove from oven and cool on the kitchen rack. Use a knife to loose the edges and invert onto a serving cake dish when completely cooled.

8. Wrap loaf in wax paper, foil, or transparent wrap. Store overnight to mellow flavors and make slicing easier. Cut in thin wedges.


9. The loaf may be eaten hot or cold along with coffee or tea.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Preparation Time: 25 Minutes
Cook Time: 70 Minutes
Ready In: 95 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 826Calories from Fat 378

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.7%

Saturated Fat 7.6 g38%

Trans Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 74.3 mg

Sodium 498.5 mg20.77%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.26 g25%

Sugars 46.4 g

Protein 13 g25.8%

Vitamin A 3.1% Vitamin C 10.3%

Calcium 36.5% Iron 25.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet