Orange Cream Cheese Bread

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Jen Frame

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@chickofgrace

YUMMO!

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This orange quick bread reminds us of a super-rich pound cake with a subtle orange flavor. The loaf is super moist and tender - almost has a creamy texture. Nuts add a little texture and feel free to add more if you love nutty bread. Drizzling orange juice on the top crust was our favorite part. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 201 votes

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Serves:
2 loaves
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese, softened (8 oz)
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1 2/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated orange peel
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice

How to Make Orange Cream Cheese Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine cream cheese and shortening, creaming well.
  2. Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, beating well after each addition.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
  6. Alternate milk and flour mixture ending with flour mixture. Mix well after each addition.
  7. Stir in walnuts and orange peel.
  8. Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 8-1/2 x 4-1/2 x 3 inch loaf pans.
  9. Bake at 375 degrees F for about 55 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  10. Let cool in pan for 10 mintues. Then sprinkle orange juice over loaves.
  11. Remove to wire rack to finish cooling.

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About Orange Cream Cheese Bread

Course/Dish: Cakes Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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