Cranberry orange cake

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a beautiful festive cake, low fat and bursting with flavor. great as a snack; try it with regular or flavored teas

Preparation time: 30 min
Cooking time: 60 min

Serves: 12

Dietary guidance: v 


grated rind of 2 oranges
their juice plus enough orange juice or water to make 1 1/2 c liquid
4 T butter
2 large eggs
2 c sugar
4 c flour
2 c chopped cranberries
1 c chopped walnuts
1 t salt
1 t baking soda


Preheat oven to 350°F or 150°C.
Grease ad flour two loaf pans.
Grate rind and squeeze orange juice. Add the rest of the juice and butter. Heat until butter is melted.
In a bowl, beat eggs with sugar. Add the juice mixture and the dry ingredients; stir until blended.
Pour into pans and bake for about an hour. Check with a toothpick or a knife to see the cake is done.
Cool on a wire rack for 10 min. Carefully remove from pan and let cool completely. Could decorate with white powdered sugar and orange juice glaze and a couple of split cranberries.
Use one loaf and freeze the other.

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