Cranberry Thanksgiving Bread

Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

From the book, "Cranberry Thanksgiving" by Wende and Harry Devlin which we read every year growing up before making the bread. It's a family favorite, great as gifts, and a wonderful memory from my childhood.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda together.
  2. Cut in 1/4 cup butter until mixture is crumbly.
  3. Add egg, orange peel, and orange juice and mix until mixture is evenly moist.
  4. Fold in raisins and cranberries.
  5. Spoon into a greased 9 x 5 x 3 loaf pan.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool out of pan on a wire rack. keep stored in aluminum foil.
Most Helpful

I have been using this recipe for years and it's always a hit at Thanksgiving. Moist and yummy!!

betsyholliday November 17, 2009

Thank you - great for the holidays!

greyghost January 07, 2007

This is a wonderful recipe, but we use dried cranberries instead of raisins. It gives it a much better flavor, and compliments the fresh berries.

skoshiscout January 23, 2011