Cranberry-Orange Bread

  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 C. vegan sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • hot water
  • 1/2 C. unsweetened orange juice
  • 1/2 Tbsp. orange peel, grated
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 C. cranberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 C. walnuts, chopped (optional)

Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease and flour loaf pan.

In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients.

In a small bowl, add walnuts, cranberries and 1/2 cup of dry mixture to coat the nuts and berries.

In a measuring cup, add oil and top-up with hot water to make 3/4 cup.

In a medium bowl, mix oil/water mixture, orange juice, and orange peel.

Mix wet ingredients into the large bowl of dry ingredients until just blended. Fold in nuts and berries.

Grease a bread pan and dust it with flour, then pour in the batter and bake it for one hour, until a toothpick in the center comes out clean.