Step Out of the Box With This Fresh Mandarin Orange Bread Recipe by 30Seconds Food

Step Out of the Box With This Fresh Mandarin Orange Bread Recipe

Ready to step out of the box? You've heard of date bread, banana bread, pineapple bread and apple bread, but what about mandarin bread? Moist, light and bright, this mandarin orange bread tastes like spring and summer. It tastes tropical, refreshing and if you close your eyes, you may think you're on an island on vacation. 

To make this moist and refreshing mandarin bread you will need butter, granulated sugar, eggs, mandarin oranges for chopping, zesting and juicing, vanilla, flour, baking powder and a bit of salt. This easy recipe makes one loaf of sweet bread.

Serve this quick bread recipe for dessert with a dollop of whipped cream for dessert or a sweet snack.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Servings: 12


  • 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup fresh mandarin juice 
  • 2 teaspoons mandarin zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • dash of salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped mandarin flesh (remove white pith and skin), optional

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Recipe Notes

  • If you can't find fresh mandarins, you could use canned mandarins and orange juice.
  • Store the bread in an airtight container.

Here's how to make it:

  1. Cream the butter in a bowl with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add the sugar and continue to beat until well combined.
  2. Add the eggs, mandarin juice, zest and vanilla. Mix well. 
  3. In another bowl, combine combine the flour, baking powder and salt. 
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Stir in the chopped mandarins. Pour the batter into a greased 9x5-inch loaf pan
  5. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 50 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove to cool. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 210

Total Fat: 5.4g

Saturated Fat: 2.7g

Cholesterol: 71mg

Sodium: 64mg

Total Carbohydrate: 36.2g

Dietary Fiber: 2.8g

Total Sugars: 11.1g

Protein: 4.3g

Vitamin D: 8mcg

Calcium: 767mg

Iron: 3mg

Potassium: 1800mg

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Elisa Schmitz
This is a delicious idea. I can just taste the juiciness of those mandarins in the bread!
Sweet sunshine. 🌞
I love orange desserts! 🍊
Where can I find the nutritional info on the recipes? i.e calories??
Donna John
We now have nutritional information on the recipe. Thanks for asking!
Donna John
Great idea! Love sweet breads all year 'round.

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