Cranberry Nut Bread

Create that extra burst of flavor with this tasty Cranberry Nut Bread whole-wheat recipe.

CATEGORY
Flours & Dough

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate

YIELD
1 loaf (10 slices)

TOTAL TIME
1 hour 16 mins

Ingredients

• 100 g Cranberries (frozen)
• 1 Orange (large, peeled, and halved)
• 1 Inch Orange Peel
• 60 ml Olive Oil
• 200 g Sugar (granulated)
• 1 Egg (large)
• 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
• 1 ½ tsp Baking Powder
• ½ tsp Baking Soda
• 3 g Salt
• 240 g Flour (whole wheat)
• 45 g Walnuts (chopped)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Lightly coat a loaf pan (22 cm x 11 cm) with vegetable cooking spray or shortening.
  3. Turn the machine on. Place the cranberries and start blending on the slowest configuration and gradually increase the speed just until it gets chopped. Stop and remove the chopped cranberries.
  4. Place orange quarters, orange peels, olive oil, sugar, egg, and vanilla into the blender container.
  5. Turn the machine on and start blending on the slowest configuration and gradually increase the speed into its highest setting.
  6. Blend for 30 seconds. Use a tamper if necessary to push the ingredients closer to the blades.
  7. In a large mixing bowl, combine baking powder, baking soda, salt, and whole wheat flour. Mix well.
  8. Pour the orange mixture from the blender container into the bowl. Mix until it becomes moistened.
  9. Place chopped nuts into the batter. Do not over mix.
  10. Spread the batter into a pan. Bake for 1 hour. Check if it’s cooked by inserting a toothpick in the center. If it comes out clean, then it’s done.
  11. Cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes. Carefully remove from loaf pan and allow it to completely cool before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
1 loaf (10 slices) servings per container
Serving size 1 slice

Amount per serving
Calories 250
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 380mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 22g
Includes g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 5g

Vitamin D mcg 0%
Potassium mg 0%
Not a significant source of calcium, or iron.

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.