Orange and Honey Tea Bread Recipe

Orange and Honey Tea Bread Recipe

Ingredients : Makes one 23 x 13cm loaf

385 g

12.5 ml

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

25 g

250 ml


25 ml

175 ml

115 g

Plain flour

Baking powder

Bicarbonate of soda



Clear honey

Egg, at room temperature, lightly beaten

Grated orange rind

Freshly squeezed orange juice

Chopped walnuts

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 160oC / 325oF / Gas 3. Line the base and sides of a 23 x 13 cm loaf tin with greaseproof paper and grease the paper.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt together in a bowl.
  • Cream the margarine until soft. Stir in the honey until blended, then stir in the egg. Add the orange rind and stir to combine thoroughly.
  • Fold the flour mixture into the honey and egg mixture in three batches, alternating with the orange juice. Stir in the chopped walnuts.
  • Pour into the prepared tin and bake in the oven until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean, about 60 - 70 minutes. Leave for 10 minutes before turning out on to a wire rack to cool completely.

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