Ris Lacoste
Executive Chef, The 1789 Restaurant
Washington, DC


Yvonne Lacoste's Cranberry Orange Bread (Ris' mother's recipe)

3 cups flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 T shortening
2 medium eggs
Grated zest of one orange
1 cup plus 2 T orange juice
1 1/2 cups whole cranberries
3/4 cup walnuts, chopped

Sift together the dry ingredients and set aside. Cream together the sugar and the shortening. Add the eggs. Add the zest and orange juice and mix well. Add the dry ingredients. Fold in the cranberries and the walnuts. Bake in a 9"x5"x3" greased pan at 350°F for 35-40 minutes. Test with a toothpick for doneness.


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