Orange Nut Bread With Orange Cream

INGREDIENTS:

2 c. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
2/3 c. sugar
1/3 c. sweet (unsalted) butter, softened
2 eggs
1 c. freshly squeezed orange juice, with pulp
1 c. chopped walnuts
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. orange extract

DIRECTIONS;

Sift flour with salt, baking powder and soda. Cream sugar with softened butter and beat in eggs one at a time. Add orange juice to sugar mixture alternately with the flour mixture. Add extracts and nuts and stir well. Pour into 3 well greased small loaf pans (3 1/2 x 6 inches). Bake at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes until breads test done. Remove from pans, cool completely and wrap. Chill well before serving. Serve with orange cream cheese, spread.

Cranbery Orange Nut Bread

INGREDIENTS:

2 c. flour
3/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 egg
1 to 2 tbsp. orange juice
1 tsp. grated orange peel
3/4 c. orange juice
1 1/2 c. cranberries, coarsely chopped
1/2 c. walnuts or pecans, chopped
2 tsp. salad oil
1 c. powdered sugar

DIRECTIONS:

Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda together. mix egg, orange peel, orange juice and salad oil together. Blend into dry ingredients. Fold in cranberries and nuts. Fill loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Combine powdered sugar and orange juice. Drizzle on top of bread.

Orange Nut Bread

INGREDIENTS:

2 c. flour
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 egg
3/4 c. orange juice
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. orange peel
1/2 tsp. lemon peel
2 tbsp. oil
1 c. nuts, chopped

DIRECTIONS:

Mix dry ingredients. Add the rest and pour into greased bread pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes. When I make this for the holidays I make 4 times the amount at once.