Cranberry Orange Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Put a twist on traditional Irish soda bread this St. Patrick's Day by adding cranberries and freshly-squeezed orange juice.

Cranberry Orange Irish Soda Bread

Cranberry Orange Irish Soda Bread

Make the traditional Irish soda bread into individual sizes this St. Patrick's Day.


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • juice and zest from one orange
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Yield: 18 muffins or one loaf


1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a muffin tin or 9" x 5" loaf pan.

2: In a large mixing bowl, combine whole wheat and all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and dried cranberries.

3: In a separate mixing bowl, whisk egg, milk, yogurt, orange juice and zest. Stir in melted butter.

4: Spoon batter into muffin tin or pan. Bake for 20 minutes for muffins and 40 minutes for a loaf.

5: Let bread cool for five minutes before serving.

Mix Dry Ingredients

Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl to make cranberry orange Irish soda bread this St. Patrick's Day.

Mix Wet Ingredients


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