Bill Knapp's Orange Nut Bread

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by mollypaul

Before they closed their doors in 2002, Bill Knapp's Restaurants were a 54 year tradition in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana. Posted in response to a recipe request.

Top Review by Texas Lori

I can't WAIT to try this! I worked through college as a Bill Knapp's waitress, and have many fond memories of my time there, as well as the wonderful food. Too bad they tried to compete with the "new", younger-crowd restaurants and ended up going broke. If they had just stuck to what they were great at, they would still be around.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease an 8 1/2-by-4 1/2-inch loaf pan.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together.
  4. Melt butter in boiling water.
  5. Add orange rind, orange juice, sugar,
  6. vanilla and beaten egg and blend.
  7. Sift dry ingredients over orange mixture. Add nuts.
  8. Stir just until flour is damp.
  9. Batter will be lumpy.
  10. Pour into prepared pan.
  11. Bake for 1 hour.

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