Orange Bread

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Orange Bread
Category: Dessert recipes
Servings: Varies
Time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Difficult
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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.


List 1

List 2


  1. Cover grated orange peel with water and boil 5 minutes.
  2. Drain and rinse, discarding water.
  3. Barely cover with cold water, about ¼ cup.
  4. Add ½ cup sugar and cook until peel is tender and water is cooked away; cool.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  6. Mix thoroughly all items under List 2.
  7. Add cooled peel to this mixture and
  8. Pour into greased and floured 9 x 5 x 3 inch pan.
  9. Bake 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out dry when inserted in the loaf.

Notes, tips, and variations

  • Good warm and plain, or toasted and buttered.