Orange Breakfast Bread Recipe

Orange Breakfast Bread Recipe

The Spruce / Julia Estrada

Prep: 2 hrs
Cook: 40 mins
Total: 2 hrs 40 mins
Servings: 10 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
74 Calories
3g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 10
Amount per serving
Calories 74
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 161mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 1g
Calcium 27mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Made with all-purpose flour, this easy yeast bread is perfect for people just learning how to make bread. Flavored with brown sugar, orange zest, and orange juice this is a great breakfast and snacking bread. Also great for making french toast.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup water (95 to 110 F)
  • 2 1/4 teaspoon/1 package active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup orange juice (room temperature)
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon butter (or margarine, soft)
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest (1 medium orange)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Orange Breakfast Bread Recipe ingredients

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  2. In a large bowl, mix warm water and yeast.

    In a large bowl, mix warm water and yeast

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  3. Add orange juice, brown sugar, salt, butter, and orange zest. Stir.

    orange juice, brown sugar, salt, butter, and orange zest added to the yeast mixture in the bowl

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  4. Add 2-1/2 cups of flour and mix well. Add in enough remaining flour to make a dough that follows the spoon around the bowl.

    dough in a bowl

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  5. Turn dough out onto the lightly floured surface and knead for 10 minutes, adding more flour as needed until the dough is firm and smooth to the touch.

    dough on a floured surface

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  6. Place dough in a medium greased bowl. Turn dough over in a bowl so that the top is also lightly greased. Cover with clean cloth and let rise in warm, draft-free place for 1 hour.

    dough ball in a measuring cup

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  7. Punch down dough. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board and knead for 5 minutes or until the bubbles are out of the bread.

    dough on a floured surface

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  8. Shape dough into a loaf. Place in greased, 8 x 4-inch bread pan. Cover and let rise in warm, draft-free place for 45 minutes or until doubled in size.

    dough in a bread pan

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  9. Bake bread at 350 F for 40 minutes or until bread top is golden brown and the bread sounds hollow when the top is tapped. Remove bread from pan and let cool on a rack.

    Orange Breakfast Bread in a bread pan

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