Festive Holiday Bread Recipe


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Orange juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cooking oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1 Tablespoon
 Active dry yeast2 Tablespoon (Two Packages)
 Semi sweet chocolate pieces6 Ounce (1 Package)
 Chopped candied fruits1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Grated orange peel1 Teaspoon
 Flour2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Citrus glaze1 Tablespoon
 Powdered sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon, melted
 Orange juice2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5537 Calories from Fat 1113

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 127 g195.9%

Saturated Fat 36.4 g182.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 266.3 mg

Sodium 6707.7 mg279.5%

Total Carbohydrates 1023 g341.1%

Dietary Fiber 26.4 g105.7%

Sugars 518 g

Protein 92 g183.3%

Vitamin A 29.4% Vitamin C 248.1%

Calcium 47.5% Iron 185.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a small saucepan, heat orange juice, milk and oil until very warm (120° to 130°F, 50° to 55°C).
In a large mixer bowl, combine 2 cups flour, the sugar, salt and yeast Add warm milk mixture and egg.
Beat at low speed until moistened, then medium speed 3 minutes.
Stir in chocolate pieces, candied fruits, orange peel and enough flour to form a stiff batter.
Let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk, 45 to 60 minutes.
Generously grease a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside.
Preheat oven to 350° (175°C).
Stir down batter.
Spoon into prepared pan.
Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until golden brown.
Immediately remove from pan.
Cool slightly.-Prepare Citrus Glaze.
Spoon glaze over bread, letting excess drip down sides.
Citrus Glaze: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl; mix-well.