Orange Cranberry Bread with Easy Frosting

Absolutely! Here’s a tasty recipe for orange cranberry bread with a simple frosting:

Orange Cranberry Bread:


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Zest of 1 large orange
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (from about 2 oranges)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, coarsely chopped


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a loaf pan or line it with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and orange zest.
  3. In another bowl, mix the freshly squeezed orange juice, melted butter, beaten egg, and vanilla extract.
  4. Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  5. Gently fold in the chopped cranberries into the batter.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan, spreading it evenly.
  7. Bake for about 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean and the top is golden brown.
  8. Once baked, allow the bread to cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Easy Frosting:


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar and orange juice until you achieve a smooth, pourable consistency.
  2. Once the bread has completely cooled, drizzle the frosting over the top of the bread.
  3. Allow the frosting to set for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

This orange cranberry bread with the delightful orange frosting makes for a wonderful treat, especially during the festive season!

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