Easy Cranberry Orange Bread

Easy Cranberry Orange Bread 1

Cranberry Orange Bread is an easy quick bread that’s perfect for the holiday season. Serve it for brunch on Thanksgiving or Christmas morning, turn it into a special after school snack or have it for dessert – it’s always the perfect choice! 

This cranberry orange bread has a burst of flavor! The tartness of the cranberries and the sweetness of the orange make a tangy treat to share. It is also a beautiful gift at Christmas time.

Use sweet oranges and tart cranberries for a bit of freshness in this moist and delicious Cranberry Orange Bread topped with a zesty orange glaze.


2 cup self rising flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 T. butter, melted
1 egg, beaten
1 1/4 cup milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup fresh whole cranberries
11 oz. can mandarin oranges, drained

How To Make It

Whisk together the flour and sugar. Add in the melted butter, egg, milk and vanilla extract. Stir well to combine then fold in the cranberries and mandarin oranges. Butter a loaf pan very well and pour the mixture into the pan and spread around to even out. Bake at 375 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until a skewer stick comes out clean. Remove from the pan to a cooling rack.