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Cranberry Bread


1 large loaf or 2 small loaves

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


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Florida Crystals® Organic 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 (enough to make 3/4 cup; 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 8½" x 4½" x 3" pan. 

Sift together first 5 ingredients. Combine juice, zest, butter and boiling water to make ¾ cup. Whisk egg into juice. Add liquid to dry ingredients; stir until moist. Add nuts and cranberries. Pour into prepared pan. 

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

Quick Tip(s)

A meat grinder may be used to halve the cranberries.