Crazy Good Cranberry Orange Loaf Cake Recipe Is Super Moist by 30Seconds Food

Crazy Good Cranberry Orange Loaf Cake Recipe Is Super Moist

While we absolutely love this cranberry cream cheese bread recipe, this moist cranberry orange loaf cake recipe is another great option for your Thanksgiving table. It's moist, delicious and a welcome change from pie on Turkey Day. 

You could add some chopped nuts to this cranberry bread recipe for a little crunch. If you don't like cranberries, try it with dried cherries, raisins or dates. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10  minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Servings: Makes 1 loaf


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • dash of salt
  • 1 egg, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. 
  2. In another bowl, combine the egg, orange juice, orange zest, melted butter and water. Mix well.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until just combined. 
  4. Fold in the cranberries.
  5. Pour into a greased loaf pan. Bake in a preheated 325-degree F oven for about 1 hour.

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Loaf Pans $9 & Up
Flour $2 & Up
Baking Soda $1 & Up
Baking Powder $2 & Up
Sugar $2 & Up

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Elisa Schmitz
Mmm! I'm always looking for new ways to use cranberries. So excited to make this loaf! #yum
Love the balance of sweet and tart in this recipe...
What an awesome combo, great idea! 😋

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