In a medium size saucepan, add some water and cook orange peel until tender and drain. Add 1 cup sugar and cook till syrupy; let cool. In a large bowl, beat eggs well; add 1 cup sugar and milk, beating well. Add melted butter, salt, flour, baking powder; add cold orange syrup mixture. Add nuts. Bake at 350 degrees till bread tests done.
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Does anyone have an old recipe from possibly the early sixties, from either Woman's Day or Family Circle, called Winter Sunshine Bread or Orange Sunshine Bread? It involves using the orange peel and boiling and rinsing it several times before boiling it with sugar until it thickens then using it in the recipe.
You can do a recipe search for candied orange peel (also works great with grapefruit peel) and then find a separate orange flavored bread recipe if this query is unfruitful.
But, don't do the candying process on a humid day 'cause the peel will take forever to dry and even then, may not dry adequately.
I hope this is what you're looking for. Enjoy!
Candied Orange Sunshine Bread
For candied orange zest:
2 navel oranges
3/4 cup sugar
2/3 cup sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
1 cup milk
3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
Make the candied orange zest:
Cut oranges lengthwise into eighths and peel, reserving flesh for another use.
With a sharp knife remove white pith, leaving the zest. In a saucepan combine the zest
Preheat oven to 375°F. and lightly grease and flour a loaf pan, 9 1/4 by 5 1/4
by 2 3/4 inches, knocking out excess flour.
In a large bowl whisk together sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt. Transfer
Makes 1 loaf.
Thank you SO very much. This sounds exactly like the recipe my Mom had! Won't she be surprised, as will all my family, when I serve this on Thanksgiving morning breakfast as was our family tradition!
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