Cranberry Bread

Victor Martorano

  • 1 orange
  • 1 1/2 cups cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 top baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cup crisco

Mix by hand.

1 9×5 inch loaf pan or 2 7×4 inch loaf pans (grease and flour)

Cut orange into eighths, discard seeds. Work rind and flesh through blender. Put ground orange into measuring cup and add enough boiling water to make 1 cup.

Sift dry ingredients together in large bowl; In a small bowl beat egg, add to sugar and mix in cranberries. Let stand.

Add crisco to sifted flour mixture and cut until it resembles cornmeal. Pour in cranberry-orange mixture and stir just until ingredients are mixed. It s important not to over-mix! Fold in 1 cup coarsely chopped nuts. Spoon into pans. Let sit for 20 min. Bake at 350 deg. about 55 min. for 9×5 or 40 min. for 7×4.

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