Zucchini Orange Bread

July 7, 2014 in Breads, Recipes

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You will love this moist and delicious bread – quick and easy to put together and suitable for just about any time of the day

Ingredients:

  • 1 package of cranberry-orange muffin mix
  • 1-1/2 cups of shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly grated orange peel
  • Cream cheese (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 3650F.
  2. Grease 8 x 4-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  3. Combine muffin mix, zucchini, water, cinnamon and orange peel in medium bowl and stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan.
  5. Bake for about 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centre comes out almost clean.
  6. Cool in pan on wire rack for about 5 minutes.
  7. Remove bread from pan to wire rack and cool completely.
  8. Serve with cream cheese if desired.

 

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Christmas Cranberry Orange Loaf Recipe

December 6, 2010 in Recipes

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The combination of sweet bread with special taste of cranberries and irrestible flavour of orange will make this a definite favourite for your holdiay treat selection. You can serve it for breakfast, brunch or dessert with lunch or dinner – it lends itself to any occassion. And you can make it ahead of time and freeze it for whenever you choose to serve it, it tastes just as good after you take it out of the freezer. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 -1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of grated orange zest
  • 1 -1/2 cups of fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup of pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup of margarine, softened
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup of orange juice

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  3. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Stir in orange zest, cranberries, and pecans.
  5. Set aside.
  6. In a large bowl, cream together margarine, sugar, and egg until smooth.
  7.  Stir in orange juice.
  8. Beat in flour mixture until just moistened.
  9. Pour into prepared pan.
  10. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until the bread springs back when lightly touched.
  11. Let stand 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.
  12. Wrap in plastic when completely cool.

Hope you have enjoyed this recipe, please send in your comments, suggestions and experiences, your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated

 


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Triple Citrus Cheesecake Recipe

September 21, 2010 in Recipes

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If you love cheesecakes, you just gotta try this one! It’s really easy to make and totally delicious. I believe you will find it light and refreshing and depending on what and how you choose to garnish it, it will be a great treat for you family or friends.

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/4 cups of graham crumbs
  • ¼ cup of melted butter
  • 3 packages of cream cheese
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon of each – lemon, lime and orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon of each – lemon, lime and orange peel
  • 3 eggs

Directions:

1.      Combine crumbs and butter, press into a bottom of 9 inch spring form pan

2.      Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until well blended

3.      Blend in juices and peels

4.      Add eggs, one at a time, mix just until blended

5.      Pour over crust

6.      Bake at 350F for 45-50 minutes or until the centre is almost set

7.      Cool completely, then refrigerate 4 hours or overnight

8.      If you want to, garnish with fresh fruit or lemon, lime and orange slices

Hope you have enjoyed this recipe – please send in your comments, suggestions and experiences, your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated!

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