Gluten Free, Cranberry Chocolate Chip Bread

Gluten Free, Cranberry Chocolate Chip Bread

Nothing screams holidays like fresh cranberries! They’re tart in flavor and brighten any dish or cocktail with their festive red color.

Which is why this gluten free cranberry chocolate chip bread is the perfect holiday treat! Enjoy for breakfast with a hot cup of coffee, or as a dessert with a dollop of vanilla bean ice cream. No matter how you slice it, this bread is a winner!

OH and fresh cranberries are known to help naturally prevent UTI’s (urinary tract infections). Ladies, as if we need another reason to bake this recipe! You feel me?

So, Let’s get started!

What you’ll need: Makes 1 loaf

  • 1.5 cups gluten free flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
  • 1/4 cup cane sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • tons of chocolate chips  

Streusel topping

  • ½ cup oats
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter

In a small bowl and using a fork and combine the oats, brown sugar and butter together. Sprinkle over the batter before baking.

Gluten Free, Cranberry Chocolate Chip Bread


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a loaf pan with parchment paper. Lightly coat the paper with baking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine your dry ingredients. Which includes, gluten free flour, salt, and baking powder – set aside.
  • In another mixing bowl combine your wet ingredients. Which includes, 2 large eggs, vanilla flavoring, light brown sugar, cane sugar milk, and vegetable oil. Mix using a hand mixer.
  • Once well blended, combine the wet and dry ingredients together. Whisk well.
  • Gently fold your fresh cranberries and chocolate chips into the batter.
  • Pour batter into loaf pan and bake for 45 – 50 minutes at 350 degrees or until fully cooked in the center.
  • If your streusel topping is getting too dark, cover with the loaf with foil to prevent excess browning.


Sarah Thomas-Drawbaugh

Author: Sarah Thomas-Drawbaugh

Sarah Thomas-Drawbaugh is a recipe developer, fitness junkie and owner of the Healthyish brand. She loves taking everyday eats and making them Healthyish. Sarah defines being Healthyish as a lifestyle centered around living light, fit and fun with a healthy dose of “ISH” from time to time. Sarah’s work can be seen in Healthy-ish by Bon Appetit and Bon Appetit Magazine (digital). Sarah lives in Vail, Colorado with her husband, Dan and rescue dog, Graci!

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