Pumpkin Cranberry Bread


Christmas is 13 days away.  It’s time to start baking.   The first Christmas treat I am making is a small loaf of quick bread to be the center of my Christmas eve treat plate.

Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

Adapted  from Libby’s.com

¾ cup all purpose flour

1/2 tsp  cinnamon

1/4 tsp ginger

1/8 tsp cloves or allspice

1/8 tsp nutmeg

1/2 tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

¾ cup sugar

1/4 cup  pure pumpkin

1 egg

¼ cup vegetable oil

¼ cup oj or water

¼ cup fresh, frozen or dried cranberries

Pre heat the oven to350 degrees.  Spray 2 5 inch x 3 inch loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray.  In a medium sized  bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon,  nutmeg, allspice, ginger,  baking soda, salt and sugar.   Mix well.   In another bowl,  combine the pumpkin, egg,  canola oil, and  oj or water.  Mix well.  Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just moistened.  Fill each loaf pan half full.  Bake at 350 degrees for 50 – 60 minutes.

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