orange cream cheese bread

★★★★☆ 202 Reviews
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By Jen Frame
from Sequim, WA

YUMMO!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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 @kitchencrew
★★★★☆ 202 Reviews
serves 2 loaves
prep time 15 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For orange cream cheese bread

  • 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

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