Cranberry Orange Loaves
30 min
1 hr



3/4 cup sugar

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 tablespoon orange juice

1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

1 cup low fat plain yogurt

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup coarsely chopped orange-flavored sweetened dried cranberries  

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

Coarse grain or sparkling sugar, if desired

Orange Butter

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 tablespoons orange marmalade


 *Substitute coarsely chopped regular sweetened dried cranberries.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 3 (5 3/4x3-inch) mini loaf pans; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar, 1/3 cup butter, orange juice and orange zest in large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add yogurt and eggs; continue beating until well mixed. Add all remaining bread ingredients except coarse grain sugar. Continue beating just until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Spread batter into prepared pans; sprinkle each with coarse sugar, if desired. Bake 30-34 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 5 minutes; remove to wire cooling rack. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all orange butter ingredients in small bowl; beat at low speed until well mixed. Serve with sliced bread.

Tip #1

- Bread can be baked in 1 (9x5-inch) loaf pan. Bake at 350°F. for 43 to 47 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Tip #2

- For easy slicing and to keep bread moist, wrap cooled bread tightly in plastic food wrap until ready to serve. Slice with sharp serrated knife.


7Fat (mg)
35Cholesterol (mg)
180Sodium (mg)
20Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)


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