Preparation / Directions:
Preheat oven 375 degrees. Spray a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan.
In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, caraway seeds, baking powder and salt. Stir in cranberries or cherries.
In a 2 cup measure or bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg and soda.
Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture. Stir until thoroughly incorporated.
Pour into prepared pan. Cut an X into the top.
Bake for 55 to 65 minutes or until top is golden brown and a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.
Invert, turn right side up and cool on a rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Cook Time: About 55 minutes Makes: 1 loaf Prep Notes: Cooled bread may be stored in a plastic bag up to 2 days or frozen.