Serves: 2 loaves | Prep: 15 Min | Cook: 55 Min
This moist and creamy bread is everyone’s favorite. My mom’s most requested and my dad’s weakness. I love this because it is a breeze to make. A pretty straightforward bread but the result will surprise you.
If you are looking for a perfect Spring dessert then this Orange Cream Cheese Bread is all you need. It is a delightfully refreshing cake that hit all the sweet spots. The amazing flavor of orange joined with a heavenly cream cheese filling and creamy frosting is everything you need to lighten your mood today. Certainly, a must make brad recipe.
1 pkg cream cheese, softened (8 oz)
1/2 cup shortening
1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 cup milk
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons grated orange peel
1/4 cup orange juice
How to Make Orange Cream Cheese Bread
Step 1: Cream the cream cheese and shortening.
Step 2: Slowly stir in the sugar while beating until fluffy and light.
Step 3: Add in the eggs one at a time, beating well every after each addition.
Step 4: In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Step 5: Stir in the flour into the creamed mixture alternately with the milk, ending in flour. Mix thoroughly every after addition.
Step 6: Then, stir in the walnuts and orange peel.
Step 7: Transfer the batter into 2 greased and floured 8-1/2 x 4-1/2 x 3-inch loaf pans.
Step 8: Place inside the oven and bake at 375 degrees F for approximately 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
Step 9: Once done, remove the bread from the oven and allow it to cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes.
Step 10: After 10 minutes, sprinkle the orange juice over the loaves.
Step 11: Then, remove the loaf from the pan and transfer into a wire rack to cool completely.
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