Cranberry Wheat Quick Bread with Creamy Orange Spread

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1 cup sugar
1 tbs baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup margarine, melted
2 eggs, eaten
1-1/2 cups cranberries, coarsely chopped
2 tbs rated orange peel
Creamy Orange Spread

Combine dry ingredients. Add combined juice, margarine and eggs, mixing just until moistened. Fold in cranberries and peel. Pour into greased and floured 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350F for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Serve with Creamy Orange spread.

Creamy Orange Spread:
8 oz pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup orange marmalade

Combine ingredients, mixing until well-blended.

Makes 1 loaf.

Substitute light Neufchatel cheese for cream cheese.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana