Holiday Cranberry Bread


Holiday Cranberry Bread
2 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspon salt
1 well beaten egg
1/3 cup orange juice (yes, orange juice)
3 teaspoons vinegar (yes, vinegar)
water
1/4 cup melted shortening
1 cup fresh cranberries, halved
1 cup chopped walnuts

Rinse the cranberries, then cut them in half. Chop the walnuts. Place flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in mixing bowl. In another bowl, mix the well-beaten egg and orange juice together.

Take the three teaspoons of vinegar and mix it with enough water to make 2/3 of a cup of liquid. Add the water and vinegar mixture to the egg and orange juice mixture. Add the melted shortening to the wet mixture as well. Mix wet ingredients into the dry mixture and stir only until dampened. Add halved cranberries, chopped walnuts, and mix lightly.

Bake for about 1 hour at 350 degrees, in greased 9 x 5 loaf pan.

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