Kristen's Recipes


Title:   MacGregor Cranberry Bread
Category:   Breads
From:   MacGregors
1 1/2 c chopped raw cranberries
4 t grated orange peel
3 T sugar
3 c sifted flour
3 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
3/4 t salt
3/4 t nutmeg
1 1/4 c sugar
2 eggs- beaten
3/4 c orange juice
3/4 c water
1/2 c melted shortening
1 c chopped walnuts
Directions:   1) Combine cranberries, orange peel and 3 T sugar. Stir to mix and set aside. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and 1 1/2 c sugar.

2) Add eggs to orange juice and water; mix well. Add with cranberry mixture and shortening to dry ingredients. Stir just enough to blend and moisten all dry ingredients. Fold in nuts. Turn into a greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.

3) Bake in 350F oven 1 1/2 hours, or until cake tester or wooden pick inserted in cetner comes out clean. Set pan on wire rack; cool 20 minutes. Turn bread out on wire rack and cool completely. Wrap in foil or plastic wrap; store in refrigerator or freeze. Don't cut loaf for 24 hours.
Makes:   1 loaf