Cranberry Bread

Cranberry Bread

A zesty cranberry bread with a touch of orange--perfect for breakfast.


1 large loaf


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large orange, juiced and zested
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • boiling water (see instructions)
  • 1 large egg, well beaten
  • 1 cup nuts (any kind), chopped
  • 1 cup fresh, raw cranberries, coarsely chopped (see Quick Tip)


Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3-inch pan. 

Sift together first 5 ingredients.

In a separate bowl, combine juice, zest, butter and enough boiling water to make 3/4 cup.

Whisk egg into juice. Add liquid to dry ingredients; stir until moist. Add nuts and cranberries. Pour into prepared pan. 

Bake 60 to 70 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, then serve.


Use a meat grinder to halve the cranberries.