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Cream Cheese Cranberry Loaf

Moist & Delicious Cream Cheese Cranberry Loaf (Easy Recipe!)

Are you in search of a delectable treat to delight your taste buds? Look no further! Our Cream Cheese Cranberry Loaf recipe is the epitome of irresistible goodness, combining the creamy richness of cream cheese with the tart sweetness of cranberries. Whether you’re hosting a brunch, enjoying a leisurely afternoon tea, or simply craving a comforting snack, this mouthwatering loaf is sure to impress. Let’s dive into the details of this sensational recipe.


To create this delightful Cream Cheese Cranberry Loaf, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk


Follow these simple steps to bring this delectable Cream Cheese Cranberry Loaf to life:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a small bowl, toss the fresh cranberries with 1 tablespoon of flour until they are well coated. This helps prevent the cranberries from sinking to the bottom of the loaf while baking.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened cream cheese, unsalted butter, and granulated sugar until smooth and creamy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until well incorporated. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the cream cheese mixture, alternating with the milk, until fully combined.
  7. Gently fold in the flour-coated cranberries until evenly distributed throughout the batter.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 55-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  10. Allow the loaf to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Serving Suggestions

Once cooled, slice the Cream Cheese Cranberry Loaf into thick, indulgent slices and serve alongside your favorite hot beverage for a cozy treat. This delightful loaf is perfect for breakfast, brunch, dessert, or any time you crave a burst of flavor.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 280
  • Total Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Sodium: 160mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 17g
  • Protein: 4g


Indulge your senses with the irresistible combination of creamy goodness and tangy cranberry flavor in our Cream Cheese Cranberry Loaf. With its simple preparation and exquisite taste, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your repertoire. Whether you’re sharing it with loved ones or savoring it on your own, this delightful loaf is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression. Try it today and experience culinary bliss like never before!

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?