Great for a company breakfast or for a dessert after dinner.
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup orange juice
3 Tbs. white vinegar plus water to make 2/3 cup
1 tsp. grated orange rind
1/4 cup melted shortening
1 cup halves or coarsely chopped raw cranberries
1 cup chopped nuts
Pre-heat oven to 350.
In a large bowl, Sift together flour, soda, salt and sugar.
In a small bowl, beat egg; add liquids, orange rind & melted shortening to the egg mixture.
Add all to flour mixture. Stir until flour is just dampened.
Add cranberries & nuts. Stir just enough so that it is blended well.
Turn into greased 8 × 4 loaf pan.
Bake at 350º for 60-70 minutes.
Remove from pan & cool several hours before slicing.