Orange-Zesty Cranberry Bread With Orange Glaze

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by aHardDaysNight

I searched high and low for a recipe that had real cranberries and orange zest in the mix, and it was harder to find than I thought it would be. This is what I came up with, and its pretty sweet, but that's how I choke the strong coffee down. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. grease and flour 9x5" loaf pan, set aside.
  3. zest 2 oranges into small bowl, set aside. juice the same 2 oranges into separate small bowl, set aside.
  4. whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and sea salt; stir in cranberries and 1 tablespoon orange zest, set aside.
  5. in a large bowl cream together butter and sugar, then add egg and combine.
  6. stir in 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate and 1/2 cup orange juice (made from frozen orange juice concentrate).
  7. add flour mixture and beat until just moistened.
  8. pour into prepared pan.
  9. bake 50 minutes or until the bread springs back when lightly touched.
  10. remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes, then turn out onto wire rack to cool.
  11. to make orange glaze: mix powdered sugar with remaining orange zest and stir in 1 tablespoon orange juice (fresh squeezed from 2 oranges) at a time until you reach your desired consistency.
  12. after bread has cooled, drizzle glaze over top.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a