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Orange-Cranberry Soda Bread with White Chocolate Chunks

1¼ hours 25 minutes active, plus cooling

Orange-Cranberry Soda Bread with White Chocolate Chunks

This is not your traditional Irish soda bread. The crumb is fragrant with orange zest and studded with tangy dried cranberries plus bits of creamy white chocolate that add the perfect amount of sweetness. We adapted the recipe from “Rising Hope” by Rachel Stonehouse and Kaila H. Johnson, both members of the team at London’s Luminary Bakery, a social enterprise that supports disadvantaged women by teaching them baking skills. The bread is the creation of Aine, the former head baker at Luminary Bakery, who taught the recipe to trainees in the days before Christmas. Indeed, the rustic loaf is special enough for a holiday breakfast or brunch, but it comes together so quickly and easily that it’s great at any time of the year.

Makes one 7½-inch

loaf

Tip

Don’t chop the white chocolate into tiny bits. Keep the pieces chunky—roughly ½ inch in size—otherwise they will simply disappear into the crumb. Also, don’t knead the dough as if it was a yeasted dough. Handle it gently, as if making biscuits or scones. A light, gentle touch helps ensure a tender crumb.

1¼ hours

25 minutes active, plus cooling

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