MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Want to enjoy a tasty treat for the holidays? Check out Mama V’s recipe for cranberry bread below.

2-cups flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 1/2-2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1-cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons oil or melted shortening
2 tablespoons hot water
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
1-cup cranberries cut in half
1/2-cup orange juice
Grated rind of one orange


Sift all dry ingredients from above together. Then, add egg, oil, juice, and water. Combine only until all ingredients are moist. Fold in nuts, cranberries, and orange zest. Bake in greased baking pans. Only fill pan to about 1/3 of capacity, as bread will rise. Bake at 325 degrees for one hour. Enjoy

Comments (10)
  1. Sally says:

    How much orange juice?

  2. Sally says:

    How do I find the shrimp scampi reciepe?

    1. Linda says:

      To the left of the picture at the top of this page, under “related tags,” click on “Mama V.” That brings up a list of her recipes. Shrimp scampi is included. Now – how long do you think it will be before we see the corrected recipe with the orange juice amount?!

  3. Erin says:

    Please let me know how much orange juice is needed for this recipe. It wasn’t listed. Looks like a delicious recipe. Thank you.

  4. bev says:

    I also would need the amt of oj. Thanks

  5. Molly says:

    need amount of orange juice

  6. Judy says:

    I liked this recipe because of the orange juice, but I don’t see the amount needed in the recipe either. Need the amount please.

  7. Bp says:

    Just put in a gallon.

  8. WCCO News Desk says:

    Frank says to use 1/2 cup of orange juice! Sorry for the omission! We’re updating our web recipe now. Enjoy!

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