Florida Orange Bread

Oxmoor House
1 loaf


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1 cup finely chopped orange rind (about 4 small oranges)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg, beaten
1 cup milk


Combine orange rind, sugar, and water in a heavy saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; drain orange rind, and set aside to cool. Reserve liquid; set aside and let cool.

Sift together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a large bowl. Combine reserved orange liquid, egg, and milk; add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in orange rind.

Pour batter into a greased 9- x 5- x 3-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.

Created date

February 2010