Orange Bread

One 10 inch bundt bread
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners sugar, for serving
  • Cranberry butter, for serving (recipe follows)

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and both sugars together with an electric mixer. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then mix in the orange juice, vanilla, and orange zest. Add the flour, baking powder, salt, orange zest, and vanilla and mix together well. Generously butter and flour a 10 inch bundt pan and scoop the batter into it, smoothing the top with a spatula. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the sides shrink away from the pan and the center of the loaf springs back. Cool the pan on a rack for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a round platter. Sprinkle a little confectioners sugar over the top of the bread and serve warm or at room temperature, accompanied by small pots of cranberry butter.

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That was a very easy recipe to follow. My family loved it so much I had to make a second one because the polished off the first one before the company came. Thank you. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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