Orange Pecan Bread

Orange Glaze- ¼ c. OJ, ¼ granulated sugar - combine OJ & sugar in saucepan - heat 5min until syrup is formed

Orange Pecan Bread

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  • 8

    tblsp sweet butter - softened

  • ¾

    c. granulated sugar

  • 2

    eggs separated

  • grated rind of 1 large orange

  • c. unbleached all purpose flour

  • tsp baking powder

  • ¼

    tsp baking soda

  • pinch of salt

  • ½

    c. fresh OJ

  • 1

    c. shelled pecans - chopped

  • Orange glaze


Preheat TO 350 Grease 8 x 4 loaf pan Cream butter - Add sugar gradually beating with electric mixer until light. Beat in egg yolks one at a time & the grated orange rind Sift the flour with baking powder, baking soda & salt, and add dry mix to batter alternately with 1/2 c. OJ beginning & ending w/flour -Gently mix in the pecans Beat the egg whites until stiff & fold them carefully into the batter Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan, set on middle rack of oven - 50 - 60 min Meanwhile make the glaze. Spoon the hot syrup over the bread as soon as bread is removed from the oven. cool in the pan on a wire rack.


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