Christmas Cranberry Bread
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Recipe type: Bread
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Serves: serves 16
 
A buttery quick bread loaded with creamy white chocolate and tart cranberries topped off with white chocolate, dried cranberries, and festive sprinkles.
Ingredients
For the bread:
  • 1⅔ c. flour
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • ½ t. salt
  • ¾ c. butter, softened
  • 1 c. Dixie Crystals sugar
  • ½ c.Dixie Crystals brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • ¾ c. milk
  • 4 oz. white chocolate, cut into chunks
  • 1 c. fresh cranberries, half left whole and half chopped
For the topping:
  • 2 oz. white chocolate
  • ¼ c. dried cranberries
  • red and green sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl mix together the butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Mix until combined.
  4. Add in the eggs and mix well.
  5. Stir in the vanilla.
  6. Add half of the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix well. Add in the milk and mix until combined. Add the remaining flour mixture and mix until just combined.
  7. Fold in the white chocolate chunks and cranberries.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and cool completely on a wire rack.
  10. Place the white chocolate in a microwave safe dish and microwave in 20 second intervals, stirring after each heating, until melted.
  11. Place white chocolate in a zip top baggie, snip off the end, and drizzle over the cooled bread.
  12. Quickly sprinkle the top of the bread with dried cranberries and sprinkles.
  13. Allow the chocolate to harden 30 minutes then slice and enjoy!
Notes
Recipe adapted from OMG Chocolate Desserts
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/christmas-cranberry-bread/