Cinnamon Swirl Orange Bread

Great flavor and pretty, too!

1 pkg (1/4 oz) active dry yeast, 1/4/ C warm water (110 to 115), 1 C warm milk (110 to 115), 3/4 C orange juice, 1/2 C sugar, 1/4 C shortening, 1 T grted orange peel, 1 1/2 tsp salt, 6 1/4 to 6 3/4 cups all purpose flour, 1 egg lightly beaten
FILLING: 1/2 C sugar, 2 to 3 tsp ground cinnamon, 2 tsp water
GLAZE: 1 C confectioners sugar, 4 tsp orange juice, 1 tsp grated orange peel

Dissolve yeast in water. In mixing bowl, combine milk, oj, sugar, shortening, peel and salt. Add 2 C flour, yeast mixture and egg; mix well. Add enough remaining flour to form soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface, knead til smooth about 8 to 10 min. Place in greased bowl, turning once. Cover and let rise in warm place til doubled about 1 1/4 hours. Puch dough down and divide in half. Cover and let rest for 10 min. Roll each half into a 15 x 7 rectangle. For filling, combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over each rectangle. Sprinkle each w 1 tsp water. Roll up, jelly roll style, starting with short end. Seal edges. Place w sealed edge down in two greased 8 x 4 x 2 loaf pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour. Remove from pan and cool on wire racks. Combine glaze ingredients; spread over loaves

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 2 loaves
Prep Time: 20 min plus risings
Cook Time: 30 to 35 minutes at 350

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Recipe Provided By:
Mountain Brook Cottages
Sylva, NC

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