Monday, November 30, 2009

PostHeaderIcon Just Desserts: Orange Nut Bread

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cups vegetable or canola oil
  • grated peel of 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Beat eggs in a large mixing bowl. Add milk, orange juice, vegetable oil and orange peel. Add flour mixture to the egg mixture, mix well. Stir in chopped pecans.

Pour in a greased 9" loaf pan. Bake for 40-50 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.

Can be served as is, or with a simple powder sugar glaze made with orange juice instead of water or milk.


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