Christmas Cranberry Mini Loaf Gift Bread

Christmas Cranberry Mini Loaf Gift Bread

These beautiful mini loaf gift breads are perfect for the holiday season. They feature holiday staples like cranberries and cinnamon.
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  • Serves: 9 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease 3 mini loaf pans.
  3. Step 3

    In large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
  4. Step 4

    Cut butter into thin slices and add to bowl. Break butter into mixture with fingers until mixture is crumbly.
  5. Step 5

    Stir in the brown sugar.
  6. Step 6

    Add chopped cranberries, milk, and eggs and stir. The batter should be thick, but not dry. If necessary, add more milk, a tablespoon at a time.
  7. Step 7

    Scrape batter into the greased mini loaf pans. Bake for 1 hour or until done.
  8. Step 8

    Turn loaves out and let cool on rack.
  9. Step 9

    In small bowl, mix the confectioners' sugar with a small amount of water to make the icing.
  10. Step 10

    Drizzle icing over the breads. Let icing harden before moving the breads.
  11. Step 11

    Serve and enjoy.