Orange Honey Bread (00055)

12 oz plain flour
3 level tsp baking powder
½ level tsp bicarbonate soda
1 tsp salt
4 oz butter
4 oz caster sugar
   grated rind of 1 large orange
7 tbsp liquid honey
1 egg
¾ pint orange juice
   chopped walnuts, almonds or cashews (if liked)

Sift dry ingredients together.
Cream butter, sugar and orange rind.
Slightly warm honey and mix it in.
Beat egg lightly and mix it in.
Add flour and orange juice alternately to the creamed mixture to make a fairly thick batter.
Blend well, and stir in nuts if used.
Turn into a large loaf tin (it should only half fill it).
Smooth the top and make a hollow in the centre.
Bake for about 1 hour at 325°