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Mint and Citrus Tea Bread
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A fine textured and lightly scented mint, orange, and lemon flavored bread.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 16 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 141.7
Total Carbs 24.3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
Sugars 11.8 g
Total Fat 4.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 90.7 mg
Protein 2.9 g
Sodium 124.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 Other Carbs , 1 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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0 1/2 cup  fat free milk
2 tbsp  fresh mint
2 tbsp  grated orange peel
1 tbsp  grated lemon rind
0 1/4 cup  orange juice
5 tbsp  margarine
0 3/4 cup  sugar
2 each  eggs
1 1/2 cup  white all purpose flour
0 1/2 cup  whole wheat flour
1 1/2 tsp  low sodium baking powder
0 1/2 tsp  salt
0 1/2 cup  powdered sugar

2 tbsp  fat free milk
1 pinch  ground nutmeg
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Combine milk, mint, orange rind, and lemon rind in a pot and bring to a simmer. Drain mixture through a fine chinois into a bowl and mix in orange juice.
  3. Using electric beaters, mix margarine and sugar until smooth; gradually beat in eggs.
  4. Mix together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Alternating between the two, slowly mix the flour mixture and the milk mixture into the egg mixture, starting and finishing with the flour mixture.
  6. Spoon batter into a cooking spray coated 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch loaf pan. Bake 45 minutes or until bread is lightly browned and a toothpick comes out clean. Flip bread out of pan and let cool.
  7. Combine powdered sugar with enough skim milk to make a glaze. Brush glaze onto bread and top with nutmeg.

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