Orange Mango Nut Bread with Ginger Honey Butter

Absolutely delicious! Experience a medley of naturally sweet flavors beginning with the clean, refreshing appeal of citrus followed by tropical bursts of mango. The chopped pecans add texture and a delicate crunch, yet it's the layer of ginger honey butter that makes this bread habit forming.

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Orange Mango Nut Bread with Ginger Honey Butter

Bread

  1. ½ cup (1 stick) Challenge Unsalted Butter, softened
  2. ¾ cup granulated sugar
  3. 2 teaspoons fresh orange zest*
  4. 2 eggs
  5. 2 cups all-purpose flour
  6. ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  7. ½ teaspoon baking soda
  8. ½ teaspoon salt
  9. ¾ cup plain yogurt (6 oz)
  10. ⅓ cup orange juice
  11. ½ cup chopped pecans
  12. ½ cup chopped sweetened dried mangos

Ginger Honey Butter

  1. ½ cup (1 stick) Challenge Unsalted Butter, softened
  2. 1 teaspoon orange zest
  3. ¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
  4. 3 Tablespoons honey
  5. 1 Tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger root

Bread

  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 350ºF. Butter a 9x5-inch loaf pan (or line pan with parchment).

  2. 2

    Cream butter, sugar and orange zest until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

  3. 3

    Add dry blend to butter mixture alternating with yogurt and orange juice; mix until well blended. Stir in nuts and mango pieces.

  4. 4

    Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely. Slice and serve with Ginger Orange Butter.

Ginger Honey Butter

  1. 1

    Cream butter with orange zest and salt until light and fluffy. Blend in honey, and ginger root. Refrigerate.

Note: *Zest one fresh orange reserving 1 teaspoon zest for preparation of Ginger Honey Butter. Then juice the orange to obtain ½ cup of orange juice for use in the bread recipe.

Source: Challenge Home Economist

Comments

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This is so good! I used chopped fresh ripe mangos and walnut. Still, it came out so soft and yummy! Thanks so much!

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Joice Hill

IAM GOING TO COPY THIS TOMORROW, I DON 'T HAVE A PRINTER. I ALSO WILL GIVE COPIES TO ALL OF FRIENDS. THANK YOU FOR THIS DELICIOUS BREAD.

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anne torrento

Wasy to follow ewcipe and so tasty. Moist and tender, fruity and nutty and everything taste better with butter! I'll make this again, came out great even in high altitude.

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DenverPrincess

This recipe "Orange-Mango Nut Bread", is a delicious dish. It may be an ideal breakfast item, or a Fine Accompamiement (sp?) for Brunch, Lunch, High Tea, Dinner, or Evening Snack or Coffee Accompaniement prior to Bed Time! Enjoy!! :-)

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Jean Campbell