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Lemon-Orange Walnut Bread

Lemon-Orange Walnut BreadYou'll love this sweet quick bread with a fragrant and delightful combination of lemon and orange that's perfect with tea.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2/3 cup 1% milk
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel
1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated orange peel
2 large eggs
3/4 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped walnuts

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°F). Lightly spray an 8x4-inch loaf pan with vegetable cooking spray.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Set aside.
  3. Combine milk, lemon juice, lemon and orange peel. Set aside.
  4. Beat eggs and Splenda® Granulated Sweetener on high speed with an electric mixer for 5 minutes. Reduce speed to medium; gradually add melted butter and vanilla, beating until blended, about 1 minute.
  5. Add flour mixture alternately with milk mixture; beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in nuts. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan.
  6. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely.

Makes 12 (1/2-inch slice) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories 220 | Calories from Fat 120 | Fat 14g (sat 6g) | Cholesterol 55mg | Sodium 190mg | Carbohydrates 20g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 3g | Protein 5g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at