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Cranberry Orange Babka

Full of homemade spiced cranberry and orange filling and topped with an orange glaze, cranberry orange babka is the perfect fall and winter holiday yeast bread! 

two loaves of cranberry orange babka on a cooling rack with fresh cranberries and orange juice in the background

We’re coming down to the end of our 2019 Babka of the Year series, and suffice to say – I’ve been saving one of my favorite flavor combinations for last.  This cranberry orange babka is so good and perfect for all your and winter celebrating!

These cranberry orange streusel muffins are one of the most popular recipes on Bunsen Burner Bakery every fall/winter – and for good reason.  They’re delicious – and people love them for the holidays.  Thanksgiving morning and Christmas morning, I always tagged in lots of posts on Instagram and Twitter from people enjoying them.

Soooo… how about we try shaking things up a little?  Or swirling things up a little, as the case may be?  

Trade in the muffin pan for a loaf pan, and the baking powder for some yeast – because instead of muffins, we’re baking a cranberry orange babka!

(Oh, and while I thought about making a streusel topping, I decided to try something different, too.  Lots of my babka recipes are topped with streusel.  This time I went with an orange glaze instead.  GOOD CALL.)

a loaf of cranberry orange babka with several slices removed to show the red swirls of cranberries inside

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