Berry Loaf

Berry Loaf

This isn't anything like a packaged Christmas fruit cake. This fresh iced bread with cranberry and orange is as good for breakfast as it is for dessert. Serve it for guests, share it with neighbors, or add it to the buffet for holiday brunch.

  • PRINT

SKILL LEVEL : beginner

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories290
Calories from Fat90
Total Fat10 g15% DV
Saturated Fat3 g18% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium200 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates47 g16% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars23 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C10% DV
Calcium0 mg10% DV
Iron6% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories290
Calories from Fat90
Total Fat10 g15% DV
Saturated Fat3 g18% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium200 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates47 g16% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars23 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C10% DV
Calcium0 mg10% DV
Iron6% DV
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE (recipe follows, optional)
  • 3/4 cup nuts, chopped
  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
  • 2. Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda in large bowl. Add orange juice, orange peel, shortening and egg; stir with spoon until well blended. Stir in cranberries, small chocolate chips and nuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 1 hour and 5 to 10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Prepare POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE, if desired; spread over top of loaf. Cool completely. 1 loaf (16 servings).
  • POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE: Beat 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon milk, 1 teaspoon softened butter and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract in small bowl until smooth. (If thinner glaze is desired; add additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time.) About 1/2 cup glaze.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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