Cranberry Nut Bread

A slightly cinnamony cranberry bread made even more special by a tart and creamy topping. –The Four Chimneys Inn, Nantucket, Massachusetts


2 cups sifted flour
3/4 cup sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 egg
1 cup whole cranberry sauce
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 cup cranberry sauce
3 ounces cream cheese
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind


Sift onto waxed paper all the dry ingredients. Add the walnuts. In mixing bowl beat egg and add 1 cup cranberry sauce and oil. Add the dry ingredients. Stir till blended. Pour into greased loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 55 minutes. Cool. Blend ½ cup cranberry sauce with cream cheese; mix in grated lemon rind. Spoon over each slice when ready to serve.

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Makes 1 loaf

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