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Orange Nut Bread

"This bread is delicious for breakfast or with a salad," notes Helen Luksa of Las Vegas, Nevada. "A friend shared the recipe years ago, and it has withstood the test of time."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 loaves (12 slices each)

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Stir in nuts and orange zest. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, milk, orange juice and butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Pour into two greased 8x4-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 223 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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