Heavenly orange bread

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 -(up to)
5 Oranges
1 cup Water
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Water
2 Eggs; beaten well
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Milk
3¼ cup Flour
3 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
3 tablespoons Melted butter
1 cup Nuts; chopped

Peel oranges & cut rind into fairly large pieces, making sure there is no white. Place rind in saucepan with 1 cup water & baking soda & boil for 10 minutes. Wash the rind in a strainer & remove any left-on white. Cook the rind with 1 cup sugar & 1 cup water until mixture is thick & most of the syrup is gone. Beat eggs until light & add 1 cup sugar & milk. Sift dry ingredients together & add to the egg mixture. Combine all with butter, nuts & orange peel. Bake at 350 for 1 hour or until done.

MRS C.B. (JUDY) MAPES

From the <The Bliss of Cooking Returns>, Fort Bliss Officers Wives Club, Ft. Bliss, TX. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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