Clarissa Johal: #MeatlessMonday - Cranberry-Pecan Quick Bread with Orange Glaze #recipe

Monday, May 9, 2016

#MeatlessMonday - Cranberry-Pecan Quick Bread with Orange Glaze #recipe

Busy day for me, so we're going to go with something quick! This is an easy recipe with an optional glaze. Feel free to substitute any kind of nuts for the pecans (or omit them altogether). Enjoy!

Photo Courtesy of Whitney via Flickr
Cranberry-Pecan Quick Bread with Orange Glaze


1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup dried cranberries
3 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons orange marmalade
2 large eggs

Cooking spray

Optional Glaze

1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons fresh orange juice

Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl
Make a well in center of mixture. 
Combine granulated sugar, buttermilk, pecans, dried cranberries, milk, vegetable oil, orange marmalade, and eggs.
Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

Spoon batter into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. 
Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. 

To make glaze:

Combine powdered sugar and orange juice, stirring until smooth. Drizzle glaze over bread and serve warm.

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