Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the bottom of an 8" x 5" loaf pan.
Put the sugar in a large mixing bowl and add the zest of one orange. With your fingers combine the sugar and the zest to mix.
Add all the other dry ingredients to the bowl with the orange/sugar mixture and mix to combine
Mix the egg, butter, and orange juice together then add to the dry ingredients. Stir till just combined.
Gently fold in the chopped cranberries.
Spoon the batter into the prepared pan and bake for about 60 minutes, until the bread is golden brown and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Remove the bread from the oven and let cool for 20 minutes before removing from the pan. Finish cooling on a wire rack.
Glazing the Bread
In a small bowl add the powdered sugar and stir with a whisk to remove lumps.
Mix in the melted butter, orange juice, and orange zest to make a smooth icing. If your glaze is too thick add additional orange juice. If it is too runny add additional powdered sugar.
Spoon the glaze over the cooled Orange Cranberry Bread
Juice the orange for some of the orange juice you need, you will have to add additional juice to make 1 cup.You can replace the sugar with coconut sugar, your bread will be darker.One Hot Oven provides approximate nutritional information as a courtesy and cannot guarantee the accuracy for any recipe on this blog.