Molly’s Orange Loaf

Molly’s Orange Loaf.  This is another of Grandma Molly’s recipes.  It is a quick bread that I did make some changes too.  I thought vanilla was not strong enough for this.  This is good brunch item or for an a casual get together.

Drys

2 cups flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
Wet
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
1 cup orange juice
Zest from one orange
1 teaspoon brandy I
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt
Cream together butter and sugar
Add zest
Blend eggs one at a time
Mix in orange juice
Mix in the flour 1/3 at a time
Preheat oven to 350
Butter loaf pan
Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
Let cool for 30 minutes
Glaze/frosting
2 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons orange juice
1 teaspoon orange zest
1 teaspoon brandy
mix all ingredients
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