Cranberry orange bread with just a touch of orange is perfect for this time of year! It is a moist and delicious bread, that is made with cranberries. You could also add walnuts if you like. I didn’t because I have little ones around and I know that younger kids usually aren’t big on walnuts. I love adding them for just a little crunch, but it is simply up to you.

Cranberry orange bread makes a nice bread to give to the neighbors or just to snack on for yourself. Try it and I know that you will be glad that you did!

How was your Thanksgiving? We traveled to Idaho to have dinner with my son. We spent the night at my father in law’s home because he has more room.

The next morning before we headed to my son’s home, my son let us know that he and his wife had been up all night SICK! Oh no!!! They decided that they had gotten food poisoning from a restaurant that they had eaten at the night before.

My father-in-law and his wife were going to eat dinner at her son’s home. We received a call at 12:00 pm from my son and he was trying to make green bean casserole and so we decided to head on over. My son and his wife didn’t eat, but the rest of us had a nice dinner. And afterwards we even enjoyed some fabulous pie.



Cranberry Orange Bread


What Ingredients Do I Need For Cranberry Orange Bread?

Here’s a list of ingredients you’ll need to make this Bread (scroll down for the full recipe):


  • Orange peel
  • Orange juice
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Oil (cooking or coconut)
  • Egg
  • Fresh or frozen cranberries
  • Chopped walnuts (optional)



How Do I Make Cranberry Orange Bread?

Here’s the simple steps you’ll follow to make this Bread (scroll down for the full recipe):


  • Mix oil, egg, and juice until blended. Stir in dry ingredients until moistened. Stir in cranberries, walnuts, and orange peel.
  • Spoon mixture into greased loaf pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 60-70 minutes.



After that three of my children headed out for Black Friday shopping. I know that that is something that they all enjoy doing, but I am a little boring and I do not love to go.

Maybe some year, I will just surprise them and go with them. I am not sure they will like that, because you know how moms are, they simply tell you that you don’t need stuff and to keep your money for a rainy day. I guess that I can say that because I feel like I have way too much stuff!



Cranberry Orange Bread


Anyway, I hope that you get a chance to try out this amazing Cranberry orange bread! It was very moist and my family really enjoys it. Just make sure that it gets cooked all the ways through. I have thought that is was done before and it was just a little doughy on top. However, don’t burn it! When the wooden pick comes out clean, then you are good to go. Happy Cyber Monday! I hope you find everything that you are looking for!!!


More Quick Bread Recipes For You:


Lemon Bread

Banana Bread

Strawberry Bread


Yield: 1 loaf

Cranberry Orange Bread

Cranberry Orange Bread

Cranberry orange bread is moist, soft and delightful! Perfect for any time of the year but extra great for the Christmas season. Take some to the neighbors.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 1 Tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons oil (cooking or coconut)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Mix oil, egg, and juice until blended. Stir in dry ingredients until moistened. Stir in cranberries, walnuts, and orange peel.
  2. Spoon mixture into greased loaf pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-70 minutes, or until toothpick or cake tester comes out clean.
  4. Makes 1 loaf.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 234Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 19mgSodium 250mgCarbohydrates 38gFiber 2gSugar 17gProtein 4g
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