Bourbon Pecan Bread

Bourbon pecan bread is wonderful for a pick me up in the morning, this recipe features orange rind infused throughout this bread for special added touch.

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Bourbon Pecan Bread

You can make an amazing bourbon pecan bread from scratch.
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Course: Breads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bourbon Pecan Bread
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 354kcal


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon


  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a bowl, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Add orange rinds and 1 1/4 cup pecans. Combine milk bourbon, and egg, stir well and add to dry mixture.
  •  Stir batter until just moistened. Pour batter into a greased and floured loaf pan. Sprinkle remaining pecans. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes or until done. Allow cooling completely, and then drizzling bread with 2 tablespoon bourbon.


Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 340mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 2mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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    • Stephanie

      I think it may take more than just swapping out the one flour. I would swap for a gluten-free flour, when I saw that, I mean one that is blended flour, blended with other non-wheat ingredients.

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