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Ingredients

1 orange
1-1/2 cups cranberries, fresh or frozen
2-3/4 to 3 cups flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup honey, clover or light colored is best
2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine
1 egg
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Grate the orange rind and use 1 tablespoon of rind in the bread. Squeeze the juice of the orange into a cup and set aside. Put cranberries through a food chopper and mix with 1 tablespoon of orange rind. Mix flour, baking powder and baking soda with cranberries and orange rind. Add orange juice, melted butter, egg and honey. Mix in chopped nuts. Pour into greased 9x5x3-inch bread pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees.

Ronald F. Fischer
Orion



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