Makes 18 servings.
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. finely shredded orange peel
1 beaten egg
1 2/3 cup milk
1/4 cup cooking oil
1 cup coarsely chopped cranberries
3/4 cup chopped nuts
In a mixing bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and orange peel. In another mixing bowl combine beaten egg, milk, and cooking oil. Add to flour mixture, stirring just till combined. Stir cranberries and nuts into batter.
Pour nut-bread batter into a greased a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan or two 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 inch loaf pans. Bake in a 350 oven for 1 to 1 1/4 hours for single pan or for 40 - 45 minutes for the smaller pans or till toothpick inserted near the loaf center comes out clean
Cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove; cool thoroughly on wire racks. Wrap and store overnight before slicing. Makes 1 large loaf, or 2 small loaves.