Cranberry Almond Bread

Thickened Cranberry Almond Bread on serving plate

Enjoy a festive holiday dessert with great texture and consistency for those with dysphagia. Our Cranberry Almond Bread recipe uses Thick & Easy® Pureed Bread & Dessert Mix for a snack that’s suitable for IDDSI Level 4-6!


1 Serving 8 Servings 16 Servings
PAN SIZE Muffin pan 2-3 mini loaf pans, muffin pan or 8×4″ loaf pan 9 x 5″ loaf pan or 8×8″ square pan
THICK & EASY® Pureed Bread & Dessert Mix
Item: 118519
2 Tbsp 1/2 bag (about 1 cup) 1 bag
Vegetable oil 1/2 Tbsp 4 Tbsp 8 Tbsp
Brown sugar 1/2 tsp 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp
Vanilla extract 1/8 tsp 1 tsp 2 tsp
Almond extract 1/16 tsp 1/2 tsp 1 tsp
Water, hot 1 1/2 Tbsp 1 1/4 cup 2 1/2 cups
Jellied cranberry sauce, melted 1 Tbsp 1/3 cup + 1 Tbsp 3/4 cup
THICK & EASY® Clear Thickened Orange Juice – Nectar – IDDSI Level 2
Item: 42161
1 1/2 tsp 1/4 cup 1/2 cup

How to Prepare

  1. Generously coat pan(s) with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine brown sugar and bread mix in a mixing bowl. Add oil and stir until mixture resembles wet sand.
  3. Add vanilla extract and almond extract to hot water. Add to bread mixture and stir briskly until blended.
  4. Gently fold in melted cranberry sauce.
  5. Immediately pour bread into the pan(s).
  6. Cover and allow to rest at room temperature or in refrigerator for 30 minutes or until set.
  7. Drizzle or brush thickened orange juice over top of bread.
  8. Cut and portion one slice bread (about 1/2 cup) per serving.

Serving Suggestion: For added moisture and flavor, drizzle each bread slice with a powdered sugar glaze and additional thickened orange or cranberry juice.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 portion (about 1/4 cup)

Calories: 160

Total Fat: 8g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 75mg

Total Carb: 22g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Sugars: 10g

Added Sugars: 1g

Protein: 2g

Vitamin D: 0% DV

Calcium: 0% DV

Iron: 0% DV

Potassium: 0% DV