Christmas Cranberry Bread
List of Ingredients
5 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups milk
10 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
4 teaspoons grated orange zest, or to taste
1 package fresh cranberries (12 ounces) about 31/2 cups
2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts or other nuts
Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside. In a separate bowl, blend eggs, milk, butter and orange zest until frothy and golden yellow. Pour this mixture into the flour mixture and stir gently. Batter may be a bit lumpy. Gently add cranberries and walnuts.
Bake in two 9-inch loaf or decorative style pans at 350 degrees for about 55 minutes. Cool in pan.