Cranberry Walnut Quick Bread

  • Yield 16 servings

The delicious flavors of cranberries and walnuts star in this easy-to-make bread.


2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon orange zest
1 teaspoon allspice
1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup orange juice
3/4 cup buttermilk
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 egg
1 cup whole cranberries, thawed if frozen
1/2 cup walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Toast walnuts on a sheet pan for 8 to 10 minutes and allow to cool. Bring all ingredients to room temperature. Prepare an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan by greasing it with melted butter or pan spray.
  3. Combine sugar, salt, egg, orange juice, oil, buttermilk and orange zest in a medium bowl and mix thoroughly.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and allspice. Add wet ingredients and mix until incorporated. Stir in cranberries and walnuts until evenly distributed through the batter.
  5. Pour the batter into the loaf pan. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until cake tester comes out clean when poked in the center.



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