Elevate your baking game with our delectable Weight Watchers Cranberry Orange Bread with Simple Glaze recipe. Bursting with tangy cranberries and zesty orange flavor, this moist and tender bread is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. Plus, with its simple glaze drizzle, it adds just the right amount of sweetness to satisfy your cravings. Read on for detailed instructions, nutritional information, and Smart WW points to make this recipe a staple in your kitchen.


For the Bread:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries (if using frozen, do not thaw)

For the Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest


  1. Preheat and Prepare:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×5-inch loaf pan or line it with parchment paper for easy removal.
  2. Mix Dry Ingredients:
    • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until well combined.
  3. Combine Wet Ingredients:
    • In a separate bowl, mix together the unsweetened applesauce, Greek yogurt, orange juice, orange zest, egg, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  4. Combine Wet and Dry Ingredients:
    • Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  5. Fold in Cranberries:
    • Gently fold in the cranberries until evenly distributed throughout the batter.
  6. Bake:
    • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and spread it out evenly. Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool and Glaze:
    • Allow the bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
    • While the bread is cooling, prepare the glaze by whisking together the powdered sugar, orange juice, and orange zest until smooth.
  8. Drizzle Glaze:
    • Once the bread has cooled, drizzle the glaze over the top of the loaf.
  9. Slice and Serve:
    • Slice the bread into thick slices and serve at room temperature. Enjoy the delicious combination of cranberry and orange flavors!

Nutritional Information:

  • Serving Size: 1 slice (1/12 of loaf)
  • Calories: 150
  • Total Fat: 0.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 160mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 19g
  • Protein: 3g

Smart WW Points:

  • Each serving is calculated to be 4 SmartPoints, making it a guilt-free treat for your WW plan.

Useful Information:

  • You can customize this recipe by adding chopped nuts or a sprinkle of cinnamon for extra flavor.
  • Leftover bread can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, or in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Just be sure to reheat it slightly before serving for the best taste and texture.
  • This bread makes a wonderful gift for friends and family during the holiday season or any time of year. Simply wrap it in parchment paper and tie it with a festive ribbon for a thoughtful homemade treat.

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