Cranberry Orange Bread
1 large orange
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
4 tablespoons margarine or butter (1/2 stick), melted
2 cups cranberries, coarsely chopped
3/4 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)
Preheat oven to 375F. Grease 9X5 metal loaf pan. Grate peel from
orange and squeeze 1/2 cup juice.
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda,
and salt. In small bowl, with whisk or fork, beat eggs, margarine,
or butter, orange peel and juice. With spoon, stir egg mix into
flour mix until batter is just blended (batter will be stiff).
Fold in cranberries, and walnuts if using.
Spoon batter into loaf pan. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until tooth
pick inserted in center of bread comes out clean.
Cool bread in pan on wire rack ten minutes, remove from pan and
cool completely on wire rack.