Pumpkin-Cranberry Quick Bread

Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

This makes two loaves of the best pumpkin bread, to reduce fat use 1/2 cup each vegetable oil and unsweetened applesauce --- this is very good!

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  1. Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour two 9 x 5-inch loaf pans.
  3. In a large bowl combine flour with pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt.
  4. In another bowl combine sugar, pumpkin puree, eggs, vanilla, oil and orange juice or apple juice; beat using an electric mixer on medium speed until well combined.
  5. Add the pumpkin mixture to the flour mixer and stir with a wooden spoon until JUST moistened (do not beat).
  6. Gently fold in the cranberries.
  7. Spoon/divide the batter between the pans.
  8. Bake for 60-65 minutes or until the loaves test done.
  9. Cool in pan for 10-12 minutes then remove to a wire racks to cool completely.