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Orange Peel Tea Bread
  This bread has a hint of citrus from the orange peel and the bergamot aroma of the earl grey tea. Serve with the optional sweet orange glaze to turn it into a snack that is great for a relaxed afternoon spent with friends and family.

Ingredients (for 2-lb. breadmaker):

  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 3 Tbsp. honey
  • 4-1/4 cups bread flour
  • 3 Tbsp. dry milk
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2-1/2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. dry earl grey tealeaves
  • 2 Tbsp. dried orange peel (found in the spice section of your supermarket)
  • 2 tsp. active dry yeast (or 2-1/2 tsp. rapid rise yeast)

Ingredients (for 1-lb. breadmaker):

  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. dry milk
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 Tbsp. dry earl grey tealeaves
  • 1 Tbsp. dried orange peel (found in the spice section of your supermarket)
  • 1 tsp. active dry yeast (or 1-1/2 tsp. rapid rise yeast)

This recipe was developed for the Home Bakery Virtuoso® Breadmaker (BB-PAC20), Home Bakery Supreme® Breadmaker (BBCC-X20/BB-CEC20) and the Home Bakery Mini Breadmaker (BB-HAC10). Adjustments may be required for baking this bread on other models.


Attach kneading blade(s). Measure ingredients precisely and add to the baking pan in the order listed. Make sure that the yeast does not touch the liquid.


Place the baking pan into the Home Bakery, close the lid and plug the power cord into the outlet.


Select the BASIC setting for BBCC-X20/BB-CEC20 model and REGULAR setting for BB-HAC10 model. If using rapid rise yeast, use the QUICK setting. Press START.


When baking completes, press and hold the START/RESET button to turn off the unit. Take out the baking pan using oven mitts and gently shake the loaf out. Let bread cool and serve.


Sweet Orange Glaze:

Combine 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 Tbsp. orange-flavored liqueur or orange juice, and 2 tsp. orange juice in small bowl. Drizzle on sliced bread and serve.