Glazed Cranberry Orange Loaves
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, melted
1 1/4 cups milk
1 cup dried cranberries
Additional pecan halves (optional)
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray bottom of Mini Loaf Pan with nonstick
cooking spray; set aside. In Classic Batter Bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and
baking powder. Chop pecans using Food Chopper; add to batter bowl. Mix well and
2. In Small Batter Bowl, microwave butter on HIGH 45-60 seconds or until melted.
Zest orange to measure 1 tablespoon zest. Juice orange to measure 1/4 cup juice.
Add zest, juice, eggs and milk to butter in batter bowl; whisk until combined.
Add butter mixture to dry ingredients; mix just until dry ingredients are
moistened. Do not overmix. Gently stir cranberries into batter.
3. Fill each cavity of loaf pan with about 1 cup batter. Top batter with
additional pecan halves, if desired. Bake 40-45 minutes or until Cake Tester
inserted in center of loaves comes out clean and tops are golden brown. Cool in
pan 5 minutes. Loosen sides of loaves from pan; remove to Stackable Cooling
Rack. Cool completely.
4. For glaze, mix powdered sugar and milk until smooth; drizzle evenly over
Yield: 4 mini loaves (4 servings per loaf)
Nutrients per serving: Calories 300, Total Fat 12 g, Saturated Fat 6 g,
Cholesterol 50 mg, Carbohydrate 44 g, Protein 4 g, Sodium 270 mg, Fiber 2 g
Source: Pampered Chef