Cranberry Orange Cinnamon Bread

  • Prep Time: 20m
  • Cook Time: 1h
  • Total Time: 1h 20m
  • Yield: 1 loaf


  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. orange zest
  • 2 tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1/2 c light brown sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tbsp. Turbinado sugar
  • 1 c cranberries, fresh or frozen
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 1/4 c whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small sauce pan over medium heat add the cranberries, sugar, and water. Let cook until most of the cranberries have burst and the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes.
  3. In mixer combine the butter and brown sugar until soft and fluffy. Once combined add the egg whites, vanilla, bananas, and orange zest.
  4. In a separate bowl combine the flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking soda. Whisk to combine then slowly add into the wet mixture.
  5. Pour the batter into a greased loaf pan. Sprinkle the top of the batter with the Turbinado sugar. Bake for an hour or until a tooth pick comes out clean. Enjoy!