Holiday Recipes - Orange Cranberry Pecan Loaf
2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
4 tbsp butter, cut into small pieces
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup orange juice
1 tbsp orange zest
1 cup fresh cranberries, chopped fine
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
Heat oven to 350F and prepare a 9x5 loaf pan with cooking spray.
Combine dry ingredients together in a bowl. Cut in butter until the mixture is crumbly.
In another bowl, mix together orange juice, zest and the egg. Mix well.
Add wet mixture to the dry, mixing only until moistened. Do not over mix.
Fold in chopped pecans and cranberries.
Spoon the batter into the loaf pan.
Bake 60 minutes or until the loaf is set (use a toothpick to test) and golden brown.
Allow to cool slightly before removing from the pan.