Orange Nut Loaf
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup shaved orange rind
1/4 cup butter
1 cup orange juice
2 eggs, slightly beaten
3 teaspoons Clabber Girl Baking Powder
2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup chopped nuts
2 cups powdered sugar (confectioners’)
3 to 4 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
Combine sugar and water in saucepan. Add orange rind anc cook, stirring occasionally till sugar is dissolved. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes stirring constantly. Remove from heat, add butter and stir till melted. Cool slightly. Add juice and eggs, mix well. In a separate bowl combine dry ingredinets. Add to orange mixture.
Pour into a 9″x5″x3″ loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F. for 60 to 70 minutes, until bread tests done.
GLAZE: In a small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients. Mix together until smooth. Spoon over warm loaf.
2001 Indiana State Fair – 2nd Place Ribbon – Phyllis Miller of Rushville