Cinnamon Swirl Orange Bread

Recipe by Engrossed
READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Dissolve yeast in water.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine milk, orange juice, sugar, shortening, peel and salt.
  • Add 2 cups flour, yeast mixture and egg; mix well.
  • Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Place in greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/4 hours.
  • Punch dough down and divide in half. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Roll each half into 15-in. x 7-in. rectangle.
  • For filling, combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over rectangle. Sprinkle each with 1 teaspoon water.
  • Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a short end. Seal edges.
  • Place with sealed edge down in two greased 8-in. x 4-in. x 2-in. loaf pans.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from pan and cool on wire racks.
  • Combine glaze ingredients; spread over loaves.