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Orange Sunflower Quick Bread

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  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter melted 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Parkay)
  Grated orange peel 4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour/Unbleached flour 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Pillsbury's Best)
  Baking powder 3 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sunflower nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Heat oven to 350°F.
Grease one 9x5 or two 8x4-inch loaf pans.
In large bowl, blend sugar, orange juice, buttermilk, margarine, orange peel and egg; mix well.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
Add flour, baking powder and salt.
By hand, stir 25 to 35 strokes until dry ingredients are moistened.
Stir in sunflower nuts.
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake at 350°F.
Bake 9x5-inch loaf 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Bake 8x4-inch loaves 35 to 45 minutes.
Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan.
Cool completely.
1 loaf.
To substitute for buttermilk, use 2 teaspoons vinegar plus milk to make 3/4 cup.
Self-rising flour is not recommended.
Salted sunflower nuts can be substituted for raw sunflower nuts; omit salt.
HIGH ALTITUDE-Above 3500 Feet: Decrease baking powder to 3 teaspoons.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3921 Calories from Fat 1253

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 146 g225.3%

Saturated Fat 17.9 g89.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 3493.8 mg145.6%

Total Carbohydrates 581 g193.6%

Dietary Fiber 28.1 g112.5%

Sugars 241 g

Protein 91 g182.5%

Vitamin A 54.6% Vitamin C 204.6%

Calcium 175.5% Iron 177.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Sunflower Quick Bread Recipe