Ultimate Guide to Baking the Perfect Cranberry Orange Bread with Simple Glaze: A Must-Try Recipe!

Introduction: Prepare to indulge in the delightful aroma and flavors of freshly baked Cranberry Orange Bread, adorned with a heavenly Simple Glaze. This recipe offers a harmonious blend of tart cranberries and zesty orange, creating a moist and tender loaf that’s perfect for any occasion.

Why This Recipe Works: Our Cranberry Orange Bread recipe stands out for its bright citrus flavor and moist texture. The addition of fresh orange zest and juice adds a burst of freshness, while the cranberries provide a delightful tartness. With careful techniques such as coating the cranberries in flour to prevent sinking, this recipe ensures a beautifully balanced loaf every time.

The Recipe: Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 55 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients: For the Loaf:

  • 1 1/2 cups + 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, divided
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups cranberries, fresh or frozen, thawed and rinsed For the Orange Syrup:
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar For the Orange Glaze:
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice


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