Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Grandma Mackay's Cranberry Bread Recipe

Grandma Mackay

2 cup of Flour, all-purpose
1 tablespoon of Orange peel, grated
1 cup of Sugar, granulated
-(one large orange)
1 1/2 teaspoon of Baking powder
1 Egg, beaten
1/2 teaspoon of Baking soda
1 cup of Cranberries, halved
1 teaspoon of Salt
-or chopped
3/4 cup of Orange juice (juice
1 cup of Walnuts or pecans,
-of one large orange)
2 tablespoon of Shortening
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the bottom, but not the sides, of
two small loaf pans
In a large bowl, sift together all the dry ingredients (flour, sugar,
baking powder, baking soda and salt). Blend very well.ix together the orange juice, orange peel, melted shortening and beaten
egg. Mix only enough to blend uniformly. Mix in the cranberries and the
nuts; stir gently. Pour the mixture into the loaf pans. Push it to the
corners, leaving the center slightly hollow
Bake about an hour at 350 degrees F. The loaves are done when a toothpick
inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool completely before cutting. Do
not try to serve warm.

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