Cranberry Orange Bread

Amount     

Measure         

Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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16              

ounces            

frozen bread dough -- thawed

1/2             

cup                  

orange juice

1/2             

cup                  

cranberries -- chopped

1/2             

cup                  

golden raisins

1/4             

cup                  

walnuts -- chopped fine

1/2             

cup                  

brown sugar-- packed

1/2              

teaspoon       

cinnamon

1                 

tablespoon     

cornstarch

1                 

tablespoon      

water

                    

                        

vegetable cooking spray

1                 

cup                   

powdered sugar -- sifted

2                 

tablespoons   

orange juice


In a small saucepan put 1/2 cup of orange juice, cranberries, raisins, walnuts, brown sugar and cinnamon. Heat to boiling. Mix cornstarch with water and add to cranberry mixture. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes until cranberries start to soften. Let cool.

Roll bread into a 9x12 inch rectangle. Spread cooled cranberry mixture onto bread dough. Spread evenly to the edges. Roll bread up from short side.

Spray a bread pan with vegetable spray. Place bread seam side down into the pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size.

Bake bread for 35 minutes in a 350F oven or until browned on top. Remove from pan and put on a rack to cool.

Mix powdered sugar with enough orange juice to moisten to spread able
consistency. Spread on warm bread.

Makes 12 servings


Per Serving: 226 Calories; 3g Fat (12.1% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 45g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 216mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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