Orange Bread Recipe


1/2 oz yeast
3/4 pt lukewarm water
2 1/2 lb sifted flour
4 tbsp orange juice
2 tbsp grated orange rind
4 oz sugar
1 1/2 tsp salt
3 oz melted margarine
3 eggs, beaten
melted butter to glaze


1  Soften yeast in 4 tablespoons lukewarm water.
2  Place 8 oz sifted flour in a bowl.
3  Add orange juice, grated orange rind, sugar, salt and melted margarine
to the rest of the lukewarm water.
4  Add to the flour in the bowl.
5  Add the beaten egg and the yeast.
6  Beat thoroughly.
7  Add remaining flour to make a moderately soft dough.
8  Turn out on a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth (5-8
9  Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size.
10 Knock down, divide dough into equal portions and shape into loaves.
11 Place on greased pans and allow to rise again.
12 Bake in a moderate oven, 375 degrees, for about 45 minutes. When done,
brush tops with melted butter.

Serves 6-8