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Cranberry Spice Bread

Low Fat Recipe

Dried cranberries make this Cranberry Spice Bread a year round favorite that is also perfect for the holidays.

Cranberry Spice Bread


2-1/4 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup white sugar
1/4 cup cornmeal
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup low fat buttermilk
1/3 cup light molasses
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 eggs

Recipe Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray bottom and sides of a 9x5-inch loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.

Combine first 9 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in dried cranberries, and make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk, molasses, oil, and eggs in a bowl, and stir well with a whisk. Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack, and remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 8 servings
Serving size: 1 slice
Calories: 185; Fat: 2.7; Protein: 3.7g; Carbohdyrate: 37.4g; Fiber: 1.2g; Cholesterol: 28mg; Sodium: 259mg