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Cranberry-Lime Fruit Bread

Cranberry-Lime Fruit Bread

Top this delicious Cranberry-Lime Fruit Bread with a dollop of our homemade Honey Butter. Cranberry-Lime Fruit Bread pictured with Tropical Oatmeal Cookies

Cranberry-Lime Fruit Bread
Serves: 1 (9×5-inch) loaf
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime zest (approximately 2 large limes)
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ½ cup whole buttermilk
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • Honey Butter (recipe follows)
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9×5-inch loaf pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together egg, oil, sugars, and lime zest and juice. Whisk in buttermilk.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, ginger, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Using a rubber spatula, fold flour mixture into egg mixture just until combined. Fold in cranberries. Pour batter into prepared pan. Using an offset spaulta, smooth top of batter, pushing batter into corners and sides of pan as necessary.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes. Tent pan with foil to prevent excess browning. Bake until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean, 30 minutes more.
  5. Let bread cool in pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Remove bread from pan, and let cool completely on a wire rack.
  6. Just before serving, slice bread and arrange on a serving platter or cake stand. Serve with Honey Butter.

Honey Butter
Serves: ½ cup
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  1. In a small bowl, stir together butter and honey until combined. Use immediately, or cover and refrigerate until needed. Let come to room temperature before using.


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