Bread Machine Whole Wheat-Cranberry Bread

This spicy, fruit-filled bread gives you homemade flavor with just the touch of a button.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 40 min
  • Servings 12

Bread

1
cup plus 2 tablespoons water
1/4
cup honey
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2
cups Gold Medal™ Better for Bread™ flour
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
3/4
teaspoon ground mace
2
teaspoons bread machine or quick active dry yeast
1/2
cup dried cranberries or raisins

Cranberry-Orange Butter

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons cranberry-orange relish or sauce

  • 1 Measure carefully, placing all bread ingredients except cranberries in bread machine pan in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Add cranberries at the Raisin/Nut signal or 5 to 10 minutes before last kneading cycle ends.
  • 2 Select Whole Wheat or Basic/White cycle. Use Medium or Light crust color. Do not use delay cycle. Remove baked bread from pan; cool on cooling rack.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix butter and cranberry-orange relish until well blended. Serve with bread. Store butter in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Simplify your life by using store-bought flavored cream cheese instead of making cranberry-orange butter.

You’ll get a deeper flavor if you use molasses instead of honey. You can also use 2 tablespoons of honey and 2 tablespoons of molasses instead of the 1/4 cup honey.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.