Prep time 15 minutes, cook time 1 hour – Serves 12
2 c all purpose flour
1 1⁄2 t baking powder
1⁄2 t baking soda
1⁄2 t salt
1 T grated orange zest
1 1⁄2 c fresh cranberries, or 1 c of craisins
1⁄4 c margarine, softened
1 c white sugar
3⁄4 c orange juice
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease & flour a *9×5 inch loaf pan. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir in orange zest & cranberries, set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together margarine, sugar & egg until smooth. Stir in orange juice. Beat in flour mixture until just moistened. Pour into prepared pan.
Bake for 1 hour (Larger loaf pan) or 50 minutes (Smaller loaf pans) in the preheated oven, or until the bread springs back when lightly touched. Let stand 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool. Wrap in plastic when completely cool.