Cranberry Orange Loaf


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pecans, coarsley chopped
  • 1/4 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup orange juice

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Grease and flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan.  Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.  Stir in orange zest, cranberries, and pecans.  Set aside.

Step 2: In a large bowl, cream together margarine, sugar, and egg until smooth.  Stir in orange juice.  Beat in flour mixture until just moistened.  Pour into prepared pan.

Step 3: Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until the bread springs back when lightly touched.  Let stand 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.  Wrap in plastic when completely cool.

Enjoy this delicious dessert loaf from AllRecipes!