1 egg, slightly beaten
1/4 cup grated orange rind
4 tsps. baking powder
1/3 cup melted shortening or oil
1/2 cup chopped pecans
3 cups sifted flour
1 cup orange juice
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup sugar
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Add pecans.
Beat together orange juice, rind, shortening and egg. Pour into dry ingredients and mix just to moisten. Do not beat.
Turn into greased loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour.
Remove from pan and cool. Slices better on second day.
Spread with cream cheese to serve.