Cranberry Orange Quick Bread (Five Roses Flour - 1967)

Recipe by Derf2440
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
YIELD: 20 slices




  • Stir flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt together.
  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
  • Combine orange juice and grated rind with well beaten eggs.
  • Pour all at once into dry ingredients, mixing just enough to dampen.
  • Dust chopped cranberries and cherries with a tablespoon of flour, carefully fold into batter Spoon into a well buttered 1 1/2 quart casserole.
  • Sprinkle a few floured whole cranberries over top of batter.
  • Bake in a moderate oven,350 degrees about 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.
  • Cool in casserole 10 minutes, then remove.
  • Store overnight for easy slicing.
  • Frost with confectioner's frosting, (sift 2 cups icing sugar, very slowly add boiling water, a tablespoon at a time, until right spreading consistency, spread on slightly cooled bread).
  • Also delicious sliced with butter or toasted under broiler, spread with butter and sprinkled with cheddar.