Tenakee Orange Pecan Bread

Tenakee Orange Pecan Bread Recipe

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Lynda Sweezey


This bread is a different type of bread, since it is made with a mix of white and wheat flour with molasses, pecans, zest of 1 orange, and orange juice.


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makes 2 loaves
20 Min
1 Hr


  • 2 c
    sifted flour
  • 3/4 c
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    unsifted whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    coarsely chopped pecans
  • ·
    grated zest of one orange
  • 1 large
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter..melted & slightly cooled

How to Make Tenakee Orange Pecan Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350.Grease and flour 2 loaf pans.
    Sift the white flour,sugar,baking powder,and salt into a large mixing bowl.Stir in the whole wheat flour,pecans,and orange zest.
    In another bowl,beat the eggs,then add the milk,molasses,orange juice and vanilla,blending well. Stir in melted butter.
  2. Make a well in the dry ingredients and add liquid mixture all at once.
    Stir gently with a fork,just enough to combine the wet and dry ingredients.
    Divide batter between 2 pans and bake for 1 hour or until bread tests done with a toothpick.
    Cool slightly in pans before removing to a rack to cool thoroughly before slicing.

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About Tenakee Orange Pecan Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tag: Healthy

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