Springtime Favorite Bread (Abm)

Total Time
2hrs 52mins
Prep 2 mins
Cook 2 hrs 50 mins

Mmmmm, I just made a loaf of this and it is so good I had to share! It makes a very soft, nice sweet bread that would make delicious toast, french toast, bread pudding, omg . . . I need to make another loaf, now! This makes a 2 lb. loaf. The recipe came from my bread machine manual, but I didn't have the orange peel (which is why I know this bread is just as delicious without it!). :) This recipe should not be made using a delay timer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Measure and add ingredients in order listed to your bread machine (or in the order your bread machine uses, if different).
  2. Choose "sweet bread" cycle on your machine.
  3. Press start and wait patiently. :).
Most Helpful

This is a lovely bread machine recipe. The loaf came out tender and delicious.

Diana A. July 09, 2008

I adjusted this recipe to fit my 1 lb. Zojirushi mini (used 1/2 of all the ingredients) and it was fantastic! I used a lot less butter, only about 1 TBSP, and it turned out fine. Also, I added a bit more flour during kneading because it was a little too sticky. My machine doesn't have a "sweet bread" setting so I set it on "soft" and it came out perfectly golden and moist.

sydney_blattner May 02, 2008

Delicious! Just made this this morning and what a nice change from my usual abm loaf! I subbed applesauce for margarine and the result was good. I did add the orange zest and I have to say I really think this is what makes it special. Thanks for a great new recipe!

momof2leos April 30, 2008