Cranberry Orange Buttermilk Quick Loaf Bread
This recipe is straightforward and so well loved in our house! Perfect for breakfast, brunch, snacks, dessert, basically anything. It's a great one to bring to a friend's house, too!
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1.5 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 large egg
- 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil, or 1/4 c melted butter
- 1 cup dried cranberries
- zest of 2 oranges
Preheat oven to 350.
Prepare a loaf pan with cooking spray, set aside.
In a large mixing bowl or a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, combine all dry ingredients.
Mix to combine all dry ingredients.
In a separate bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg and olive oil (or butter if using).
Combine the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, and add cranberries and orange zest.
Gently fold or mix with the stand mixer on low speed until a shaggy, wet batter has formed. Be careful to not over mix.
Pour into your prepared loaf pan, bake for 40-50 minutes until the top is golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.
Allow the loaf to rest for 15 minutes before serving.