Pecan Orange Bread - T-R-L

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Pockets of cream cheese await inside this sugar-crusted pull-apart bread. Made with refrigerated biscuits.

Ingredients Nutrition


  • 34 cup sugar
  • 12 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 2 (6 ounce) tubes Pillsbury Grands refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, cut into 16 squares
  • 12 cup butter, melted

  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Lightly grease a Bundt pan.
  3. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  4. Separate biscuit dough into individual biscuits and gently separate the biscuits in half.
  5. Place a cream cheese square between the two halves, pinch sides to seal each back together.
  6. Dip in melted butter, and dredge in reserved sugar mixture.
  7. Stand biscuits on edge in prepared bundt pan, spacing evenly. Drizzle with remaining butter and sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden.
  9. Immediately invert onto a serving plate.
  11. Combine powdered sugar and orange juice, stir well.
  12. Drizzle over warm bread.
  13. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Signature breakfast bread at the Belle Oaks Inn, Texas. Fab!!

Raquel Grinnell August 18, 2011

I was actually searching Zaar to see if this recipe was already posted, because I was going to post it if it wasn't. Even better, now all I have to do is review it. This is such a good sweet bread, I don't know how it's gone so long without any reviews! With the canned biscuits, it's super simple to put together, too. This is a lovely Sunday morning breakfast pastry, or a nice addition to a casual brunch table. The pockets of cream cheese are a nice surprise when you bite into it, and the orange flavor is really refreshing. I haven't made this in such a long time because I had lost the recipe and forgotten about it, but now I'm craving it again. Thanks for posting!

Muffin Goddess August 05, 2008

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