Cranberry Fruit and Nut Bread

Cranberries, grated orange peel, walnuts all combine to produce a delightful cranberry fruit and nut cake recipe.


2 cups plain flour
1 cup sugar
1 ½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
½ tsp baking soda
1 ¼ cups cranberries, cut in halves
½ cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
1 egg, well beaten
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
¾ cup orange juice
2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine

Mix flour with sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda in a bowl. Mix in cranberries and walnuts.
Blend egg, orange peel and juice, and butter in a bowl. Make a well in centre of dry ingredients; add liquid mixture and stir only enough to moisten dry ingredients.
Turn into a well greased and floured cooker bake pan or 2 pound coffee can. Cover bake pan with lid; or if using coffee can, cover with 6 layers of paper towelling. Set in an slow cooker.
Cover and cook on High 3-4 hours.
Remove bake pan and let cool 10 minutes before removing bread.

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