[CnD] Blueberry orange bread

Anna annagalassi at sasktel.net
Wed Jun 29 18:11:36 GMT 2011

Blueberry Orange Bread




2 tablespoons butter

1/4 cup boiling water

1 tablespoon finely grated orange peel

1/2 cup orange juice

1 egg

1 cup granulated sugar

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup fresh or frozen (thawed) blueberries



1 teaspoon finely grated orange peel

2 tablespoons orange juice

2 tablespoons honey




1. Combine butter and boiling water in a small bowl; add 1 tablespoon grated orange peel and 1/2 cup orange juice.

2. In a mixing bowl, beat egg and granulated sugar with an electric hand-held mixer until light and fluffy. 

3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt; add to egg mixture a little at a time, alternating with orange juice mixture, ending with flour mixture.

4. Fold in blueberries. 

5. Spoon batter into a greased and floured 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. 

6. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. 

7. Cool bread in pan 10 minutes; remove to wire rack.

8. Combine 1 teaspoon orange rind, 2 tablespoons orange juice, and 2 tablespoons 

honey, mixing well. 

9. Spoon over hot bread; let cool.

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