Cranberry Orange Toasted Bread

Cranberry, orange peel and chopped nuts combine to make this wintertime treat a favorite for gift giving, holiday baskets and just slicing at the kitchen counter. Serve alone or with Orange Cream Cheese Spread.


16 servings

Bread Ingredients

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated (white) sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup (5 fluid ounce can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1 cup OCEAN SPRAY® Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce
1 cup chopped nuts

Orange Cream Cheese Spread Ingredients

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 cup orange marmalade


Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Grease a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with Pan Release or baking spray with flour.

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk together evaporated milk, eggs, vegetable oil and orange peel in small bowl. Add milk mixture and cranberry sauce to flour mixture; stir until just until moistened. Stir in nuts. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan.

Bake for 55 to 65 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 20 minutes; remove to wire cooling rack to cool completely.

For Orange Cream Cheese Spread: Combine cream cheese and orange marmalade; refrigerate.

Slice bread; toast. Top with Orange Cream Cheese Spread.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 1 hour
Cooling Time: 35 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories: 295; Calories from Fat: 118; Total Fat: 13.1 g; Saturated Fat: 4.5 g; Cholesterol: 45 mg; Sodium: 336 mg; Carbohydrates: 40 g; Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g; Sugars: 16.9 g; Protein: 5.8 g

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