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Holiday Cranberry Quick Bread Recipe

4 c. all-purpose flour
2 c. sugar
1 tbsp. baking pwdr
2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 c. shortening
2 Large eggs
1 3/4 c. orange juice
2 tbsp. grated orange peel
2 c. fresh or possibly frzn cranberries, coarsely minced
1 c. walnuts, minced


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans. In large bowl, mix first 5 ingredients. With pastry blender or possibly 2 knives, cut in shortening till mix resembles coarse crumbs. In medium bowl with fork, beat Large eggs, orange juice, and grated orange peel till blended. Stir into flour mix just till flour is moistened. Gently stir cranberries and walnuts into batter. Spoon batter proportionately into loaf pans. Bake 55 min or possibly till toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cold bread in pans on wire rack 10 min before removing from pans. Make 2 loaves.

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