Florida Orange Cranberry Walnut Bread


Very flavorful, everyone loves this with tea or coffee! I have made several kinds of cranberry breads, this one is my favorite by far, it travels well!  It's a common quick bread here in Florida and they sell this at our local farmers market, it flies off the shelves!

This cranberry bread is  very dense, an extremely thick batter, a little tart and just perfect for gift giving.

 2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 egg
1/2 cup orange juice
Grated peel of 1 orange
2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine
2 tablespoons hot coffee
1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries coarsely chopped
1 cup coarsely chopped  nuts,  pecans, walnuts or macadamia, or a combo of all three (that's what I do)
Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. In another bowl mix all wet ingredients together, gently fold into batter just till moistened.
Fold in nuts and cranberries. Grease foil lined loaf pans 4 mini or 2 large or your choice of greased pans. pour into pans.
Bake on 325 degree preheated oven for 60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

19 comments:

  1. I've already saved the recipe :) This bread is simply amazing, with all ingredients I love. I can't find frozen cranberries, but I will use the dried ones.- Thanks for sharing, have a great day

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  2. I read your description saying the bread was dense, thick and tart and thought you were talking about my niece. :-) you have another winner here Claudia. I think I am going to be baking bread this weekend, cause I feel the need the need to knead.

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  3. Love the rustic look of this bread! The big chunks of tart cranberries in there is what really makes me want to try this. Tart is a delightful alternative to sweet or savory. Yum!

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  4. Oh boy does that look good. I love the orange and cranberry combo. Sounds very tasty.

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  5. I would not mind having a piece right now...looks delicious :)

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  6. That looks so moist! My mom would love this kind of sweet bread :)

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  7. I really like the orange and cranberry combo. Looks delicious. I have tons of oranges going on here in Central FL I wish I could send you some. We put them in boxes out by the sidewalk with a FREE sign. One year someone made me orange marmalade from them and brought it over. Nice. This year I am seriously going to try doing something with some of them. Any suggestions. Have a great day!

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  8. What a gorgeous bread recipe, this looks so delicious! :)

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  9. This is a great dessert bread, I like the ingredients.

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  10. I forgot how much I love this bread. Cranberry and orange together cannot be beat. And your crumb is so tender and welcoming.

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  11. I was craving cranberry bread all day! This sounds incredible!

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  12. Wow--that is just dense with fruit. It looks wonderful!

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  13. Yes, you are right...it does fly off the shelves here in Florida from the farmers' market!
    This really is a wonderful bread, and yummy recipe. I will certainly make this for the holidays!
    Another winner:DDD

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  14. I will have to try this soon...very flavorful and I am so sure that I will love it!!! Thanks sweetie!

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  15. I love walnut, and something easy to make, and those pic looks yummy

    cheers

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  16. I just made 4 mini loaves and sampled one and it is scrumpdelyicous!!!! My husbands eyes almost popped out when he took a taste fresh out of the oven. Thanks again Claudia for another keeper recipe from you. Happy New Year!

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