Cranberry Bread, family favorite from Fanny Farmer


1 orange
2 tablespoons butter
1 egg
1 cup sugar
1 cup cranberries, chopped
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 cups white flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

Grate the rind of 1 orange.
Squeeze the juice and add enough boiling water to make ¾ c. of liquid.
Add the grated rind and butter, stir to melt.
Put in another bowl  egg and sugar. Beat well and stir into the orange mixture.
Add the chopped cranberries and walnuts
Sift together flour,baking soda and  salt. Stir into the first mixture.
Spoon into a butter loaf pan (9 x 5). Bake 1 hour @ 325 degrees.