In this instructable, I will show you how to make delicious Orange Bread.
Step 1: Ingredients
For this recipe, you will need:
2 c all-purpose flour
1/3 c butter
1/3 c powdered sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
3/4 c sugar
1 c buttermilk
Step 2: It's Graaaaaate!
Zest the orange.
Step 3: Does It Go to 11?
Using your electric mixer, beat the butter on high until it's fluffy.
Step 4: Time to Sweeten It Up
Add in the sugar and continue to mix on high for 2 minutes.
Step 5: 2 for One Step
Add the eggs in one at a time.
Step 6: It's Zestfully.......time to Add That Zest In.
Now blend in that orange zest.
Step 7: Getting Those Dry Ingredients Together.
Now in a separate blow, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
Step 8: A Little of This, Then a Little of That, Then Back to a Little of This, Then Back to a Little of That...
Now alternate with adding the dry mixture, then the buttermilk both A LITTLE AT A TIME to the electric mixture until everything is mixed together.
Step 9: Almost Finished!
Spray a bread pan with nonstick cooking spray and pour the dough into the bread pan.
Step 10: Bake!
Cook in an oven that's been preheated to 350° for 45-50 minutes, or until it's done in the center.
Step 11: Cool Down!
Remove the bread pan from the oven and cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
Then remove the bread from the bread pan and cool on the wire rack for an additional 15 minutes.
Step 12: Yummy Glaze
To make the glaze, combine 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp orange juice and the powdered sugar together.
Step 13: Nooks and Crannies
To make the glaze seep down into the bread a lot, you can poke tiny holes with a tooth pick before pouring the glaze on.
Step 14: Enjoy!
I hope you enjoyed this instructable, and if you make this, let me know what you think!