Recipe by Bob
"Grandma-Ag's Orange Bread - This bread is a fond memory of my childhood, visiting Agnes Frances Primm, my Grandma-Ag. As a young adult, I tried to duplicate the recipe, and unable. I went back and begged her for the secrets of it. When I asked her how long it had taken to develop the tricky recipe, she flattened my ego by telling me she'd gotten it out of a magazine years before! I like to make it for Christmas."
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grated orange zest
2 1/2 cups
3 1/2 teaspoons
1 1/4 cups
I wanted to try this recipe because it looked so interesting. It turned out delicious! A whole cup of orange zest is an extremely large amount, and I only had three oranges so I could only get about 2/3 of a cup. It did take a lot longer to cook on the stove than the recipe says. I think it was about 30 minutes altogether, not counting assembling the cake ingredients. The cake did turn out a bit crumbly, but it is so delicious warm out of the oven! I recommend it with a light powdered sugar vanilla glaze.
I was curious to use whole 1 cup of orange zest. this one was fairly easy to make but i'm not sure if the flavor is that great. It's not bad but not as moist/tasty as i wanted it to be.
Great bread recipe! Mild orange flavor, fantastic aroma, great consistency! My only change was adding an extra tablespoon of butter. I will make this again.
I was looking for an old-fashioned recipe when I came across this. Turned out perfect. I was worried there was not enough butter to make it moist but it was great. Would be nice with an orange drizzle or and fruity cream cheese spread.
Awesome recipe, i absolutely love it i also used lemon in place of orange zest and i am now experimenting using strawberry preserves. very universal i definitely recommend it. Thank you :)
Made exactly as written. The kitchen smelled wonderful as it was baking and could hardly wait until it was finished. Ate this with some hot orange spice tea for a nice change on a Sunday morning; we all enjoyed it very much. May try a little chocolate glaze next time. Thanks for sharing, Bob.
I needed a moist flavorful recipe. Once I added a simple glaze (1/4 c butter, 2/3 c confectioners sugar and 1/3 c orange juice melted & mixed well) to the bread as it came out of the oven, this was wonderful!!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Orange Peel Bread
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 73
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