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Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bread

Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bread - Starbucks Cranberry bliss bread is just like the one you buy in the coffee shop but a fraction of the price! Great for holiday gifts too.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries + 1/2 C chopped for decorating
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips

Vanilla icing ingredients

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2-4 tbsp milk

White chocolate drizzle ingredients

  • 1 cup white chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 small ziplock bag


  1. To Make the Cranberry Bliss Bread:

    1.Preheat oven to 350°F and prepare a 9" loaf pan with nonstick baking spray or butter.

    2. Sift together dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl.

    3. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter and sugar.

    4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing as you go, until incorporated.

    5.Alternate adding dry ingredients and buttermilk to your mixer with wet ingredients, with dry ingredients being the last thing you add.

    6. Stir dried cranberries and white chocolate chips into your batter until evenly distributed.

    7.Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for an hour.

    8. Once baked, allow bread to cool completely before removing from pan. After removing from pan, transfer cranberry bliss loaf to a wire rack, placing a baking sheet or foil under it. 

    To Make the Vanilla Icing:

    1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, vanilla and milk until well combined.

    2. Pour vanilla icing over the cranberry bliss bread and allow to dry for at least 30 minutes.

    3. Melt the chocolate chips and scoop into the ziplock bag

    4. Cut the tip and drizzle onto the bread

    5..Top with 1/2 cup chopped cranberries and white chocolate drizzle.

    Allow all toppings to set before slicing.