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Grandmothers Famous Cranberry Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Grandmothers Famous Cranberry Bread, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kristy Cox
Added: Tuesday, July 14, 2009


2 cups sifted all purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 t baking powder
1 t salt
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 t baking soda
1 egg beaten
1 t grated orange peel
3/4 cup orange juice
1 1/2 cups light raisins
1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen chopped cranberries

Sift in flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda Into a large bowl
Cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly
Add egg, orange peel and orange juice all at once
Stir just until mixture is evenly moist
Fold in raisins and cranberries

Spoon into a greased 9x5x3 inch pan
Bake at 350 degrees for one hour and 10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean
Remove from pan and cool on rack
If you choose you may substitute cranberries for the raisins to have an all cranberry bread.
This recipe comes form a story titled Cranberry Thanksgiving by Wende and Harry Devlin
and was tested by the Food Department of Parents Magazine




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