• 4 Ratings

Filled with dried figs or apricots, pistachios, and cranberries, this loaf is a Christmas recipe favorite.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
bake:
1 hr 5 mins to 1 hr 10 mins at 350°
cool:
10 mins
stand:
Overnight
Servings:
14
Yield:
1 loaf (14 servings)
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Cranberry-Orange Loaf

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of an 8x4x2-inch loaf pan; set aside. In a large bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir in orange peel. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.

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  • In a medium bowl beat eggs with a fork; stir in milk and melted butter. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Fold in cranberries, nuts, and figs and/or apricots.

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  • Spoon batter into prepared pan; spread evenly. Bake in the preheated oven for 65 to 70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. If necessary to prevent overbrowning, cover with foil for the last 15 minutes of baking.

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  • Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Wrap and store overnight before slicing. If desired, serve with Orange Butter. Makes 1 loaf (14 servings).

Nutrition Facts (Cranberry-Orange Loaf)

245 calories; total fat 11g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 0g; cholesterol 48mg; sodium 179mg; potassium 49mg; carbohydrates 34g; fiber 2g; sugar 15g; protein 5g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 292IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 36mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 50mg; iron 1mg.

Orange Butter

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  • In a small bowl, stir together butter, powdered sugar, and orange peel until combined. Makes about 1/3 cup.

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Reviews

4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
01/17/2017
Can this be made into muffins?
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