Soft, moist Cranberry Orange Bread is perfect for that Fall or Winter breakfast or brunch! So delicious!

Cranberry Orange Bread

Why You Will Love This Recipe

  • The perfect recipe for holiday baking. Also make wonderful gifts for friends, neighbors and co-workers.
  • A simple recipe that’s fail proof and classic.
  • Uses easy to obtain ingredients.
  • Delicious flavor, goes great with a cup of coffee or tea!

This Cranberry Orange Bread has a soft, fluffy crumb and is incredibly moist. It has both a sweet and tart flavor from the cranberries and the oranges.

You can drizzle icing over the top of them, or simply sprinkle them with powdered sugar, but we like them just as they are. Sometimes we add a little melted butter too.

These little Cranberry Orange Mini Loaves are perfect for breakfast, snack or even dessert.

What to serve with this bread:

This recipe is awesome for brunch, and pairs beautifully these Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pastries or these Bacon Egg Muffin Cups.

If you’re wanting just a simple side, this Air Fryer Bacon or these Sausage Balls are good options too.

If you love cranberries, you’ll love these:

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Recipe for Cranberry Orange Bread

Cranberry Orange Bread

Cranberry Orange Mini Loaves

Nicole Cook
Soft, moist Cranberry Orange Bread is perfect for that Fall or Winter breakfast or brunch! So delicious!
4.84 from 12 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 6 mini loaves

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature and beaten
  • ¾ cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 Tablespoons orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar.
  • In another bowl, beat the eggs. Add the orange juice, orange zest, vanilla and butter. Whisk until well combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Blend until smooth.
  • Fold in the cranberries and if you would like, you can also add nuts in this step.
  • Grease a mini loaf pan or a full size loaf pan with cooking spray. Scoop batter into the loaf pans filling about 2/3 full. This recipe made 6 mini loaves or 1 full loaf.
  • For mini loaves: Bake at 350 F for about 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. For a full loaf: Bake at 350 F for about 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven, allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes and then remove to wire cooling rack.
  • Serve with butter, icing or honey.
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13 Comments

  1. These are absolutely beautiful! And I know the flavors must be out of this world, after reading your recipe. What a lovely gift this would make. I definitely want to have some on my own table!

  2. These are absolutely beautiful! And I know the flavors must be out of this world, after reading your recipe. What a lovely gift this would make. I definitely want to have some on my own table!

  3. Made 16 mini loaves (doubled the recipe) this morning and they are delicious. A dozen went in the freezer and I kept four out for hubby to enjoy. It’s a keeper recipe for sure. Thanks for sharing.

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