Orange Nut Bread

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This quick bread recipe delivers a tasty orange flavor to go with the added texture of the chopped walnuts.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
20
Yield:
3 to 4 mini loaves

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest

  • cup fresh orange juice

  • cup hot water

  • 2 tablespoons melted shortening

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 egg

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 3 to 4 mini loaf pans (5x3 inches each).

  2. Zest and juice an orange; set 1 tablespoon zest aside. Pour orange juice into a one-cup measuring cup, add boiling water to fill to one cup measurement.

  3. Pour juice mixture into a bowl and add the melted shortening, vanilla, egg, flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, grated orange zest and chopped nuts. Stir well and pour batter into the prepared pans.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean and bread is nicely browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

121 Calories
4g Fat
21g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 89mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 39mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.