Orange Loaf with Orange Icing Drizzle
 
 
Ingredients
  • LOAF
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • zest of 1 large or two medium oranges
  • ½ cup milk
  • DRIZZLE
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. softened butter
  • freshly squeezed orange juice
Instructions
  1. LOAF
  2. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a 8 x 4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray, or grease and flour the pan; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time.
  5. In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and zest. Stir with a fork or whisk to combine.
  6. Gradually stir flour mixture into creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating gently after each addition until just combined. Don't overbeat.
  7. Pour into loaf pan. Bake for 50 - 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool for 15 minutes and remove from pan to cool completely.
  9. DRIZZLE
  10. Put icing sugar and softened butter in a mixer and blend until well combined.
  11. Gradually add enough orange juice to make a medium consistency frosting.
  12. Using a spoon drizzle frosting over completely cooled loaf.
  13. Slice and enjoy!
Notes
Be sure to let the drizzle set up and dry a bit before wrapping the bread or you'll have a bit of a mess!
Recipe by Older Mommy Still Yummy at https://oldermommystillyummy.com/orange-loaf/