By echo echo on May 26, 2004
Photo by Mikekey
Photo by Mikekey
"This was the main kind of quick bread my mother made. She gave it as a gift frequently because it was so well loved. We ate it cold like cake or toasted with butter on it. If you don't have orange juice on hand, you can simply use another 1/2 c milk, but it's definitely better with the orange juice. She never included nuts, nor do I, but I suppose there's no reason not to if that's what you prefer."
Serving Size: 1 (84 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
"I was in the mood to do some baking, and thought cranberry bread! Found this recipe, and went into action. I didn't have any cranberries, however I used 1 cup craisions and let them soak in the milk while I was getting things together. I used 1/4 c egg beaters for the 1 egg and since I didn't have orange juice made, I just did the 1 cup milk. Baked it for about an hour and five minutes and PRESTO! A bread both the hubby and I won't stop muching on. I have put this in the "keep" pile and will make again. In fact my son has a play date next week and I will take a loaf over for the host."
"This is more like a yeast bread, texture-wise. Very nice flavor combination and not to sweet. I used Splenda, and a little more milk than called for because batter seemed too thick. I adjusted baking time for Splenda. Thanks for posting!"
"This is not your normal cakey textured sweet bread. It's denser more like a batter bread with sweet added to it. I used 1/2 sugar and 1/2 Splenda in mine. I think that next time I will add more zest and cranberries as it didn't have quite as much as I would have liked. However, what I have is a good loaf that works really well toasted with a cup of tea. Thanks for posting it."
"This quick bread has it all, taste, texture and it is nice and moist also! I pulsed my frozen cranberries in the food processor until coarsley chopped and increased the sugar to 1-1/2 cups (my DH has a sweet tooth lol!) we enjoyed this echo, I look forward to making it again soon! Kitten:)"
"This was very good bread for being so low fat! That's not the reason I chose to make it, but I was very happy to see that it only had 1 tbl. of shortening in it (I used butter). It wasn't quite as rich as breads with all of the extra fat, and the texture is a bit different, but I think that's what makes this unique from all of the other quick breads out there. My husband ate almost the whole loaf himself, but the rest of us got at least one slice. Personally, I'd like it better with some nuts in it, so next time I'm going to add some...maybe even try different fruits...who knows! Thanks for sharing this wholesome, healthy recipe! ;) P.S. I did use orange juice in it, and skim milk. "