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orange pecan bread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This recipe was given to me by the daughter of a very old friend of my mother's- she was a very avid baker and a wonderful cook. Joan gave me many of her mother's recipes.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 5 Min

Ingredients For orange pecan bread

  • 1 c
    orange rind
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • BREAD:
  • 2 1/4 c
    unsifted all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 2/3 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 2 lg
  • 3/4 c
    chopped pecans

How To Make orange pecan bread

  • 1
    In Advance: Grind the rinds of 3 oranges medium fine (use blender). Measure l cup into saucepan. Stir in the water and sugar. Cover and cook on low heat 10-15 minutes until most of the water is absorbed and it is syrupy but not dry. Set aside to cool. --- Bread: Sift flour, sugar, baking powder ans salt into mixing bowl. Add milk, butter and egg- mix until smooth. Stir in orange rind and pecans. Pour batter into 2 greased 9x5-inch loaf pans. Sprinkle tops with mixture of 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 2 Tablespoons sugar. Bake at 350^ about 60-65 minutes or until tested done with toothpick. Remove from pans after 5 minutes. Cool on wire rack.