Orange Nut Bread
|Butter/Margarine||3 Tablespoon, softened|
|Granulated sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Double acting baking powder||3 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Grated orange peel||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Coarsely chopped walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Day ahead: Preheat oven to 350°F.
In large bowl, with electric mixer at medium speed, beat butter with sugar until creamy.
Beat in eggs, one at a time.
Beat in, alternately, flour sifted with salt and baking powder, and milk, until smooth.
Fold in peel, chopped nuts.
Pour into greased, floured 9" by 5" by 3" loaf pan; top with walnut halves.
Bake 1 hour or until done.
Cool in pan 5 minutes; remove; cool on rack.