Cranberry Orange Bread
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5 from 4 votes

Cranberry Orange Bread

Cranberry Orange Bread is easy and quick to make from scratch and keeps fresh for days! This moist cranberry bread is perfect for the holidays.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 238kcal
Author: Julia Foerster


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp orange zest freshly grated
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh cranberries


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease and flour a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  • In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and orange zest. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer or using a hand mixer, cream together sugars, butter, and egg until smooth. Add orange juice and slowly mix until combined.
  • Add flour mixture to the butter mixture and beat until just combined and all the dry ingredients are just moistened. Fold in cranberries. Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake for about 60 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.


Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 289mg | Potassium: 185mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 15.2mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1.5mg