Cranberry-Cheese Bread ingredients
Makes 1 (9- x 5- x 3-inch) loaf
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp grated orange peel
2 Tbsp shortening
Juice from 1 orange
1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (about 6-ozs)
1 egg, beaten
1 cup cranberries, halved
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
Notes: If using self-rising flour, omit baking powder, soda and salt.
Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease (9- x 5- x 3-inch) loaf pan.
Measure flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, soda and peel into bowl. Cut in shortening.
Add water to juice to measure 3/4 cup; mix in with cheese and egg. Stir in cranberries and nuts.
Pour into pan. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove from pan; let loaf stand at least 8 hours.
The Cranberry-Cheese Bread recipe is from Betty Crocker's Cookbook (New York: Golden Press 22nd Printing, 1974), 53.
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