Cheese-Cranberry Loaf

  • 2 cups-all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • Juice from 1 orange
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (about 6 ounces)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda
  • 1 cup cranberries, halved
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease loaf pan, 9x3x3 inches. Measure flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt 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 60 to 70 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan; let loaf stand at least 8 hours.

  • Yields: 12 servings
  • Preparation Time: 90 minutes
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