Blue Moon Gardens

 Open Thursday- Sunday 9-5

Most Unique Selection of Nursery Plants in the Tyler & East Texas area

Preheat oven to 350°. Butter and flour 2 (8X4 inch) loaf pans.

In a large bowl, beat sugar, milk, oil, eggs, zest, vanilla and cardamom with a mixer at medium speed until well combined. IN a medium bowl, sift together flour, salt, and baking powder. With mixer on low speed, gradually add flour mixture to sugar mixture, beating until smooth. Divide batter between prepared pans.

 Bake for 30 minutes. Loosely cover with foil and bake until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 30 minutes more. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes.

Remove loaves from pans, and let cool completely on a wire rack. Drizzle Orange Glaze over cooled loaves. 

Orange Cardamon Loaves

2 ½ cups sugar

1 ½ cups whole milk

1 cup vegetable oil

3 large eggs

2 tablespoons orange zest

1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

¼ teaspoon ground cardamom

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 ½ teaspoons salt

1 ½ teaspoons baking powder


Orange Glaze:

1 cup confectioners’ sugar

1/2  teaspoon orange zest

1/4 cup fresh orange juice

In a medium bowl, stir together all ingredients until smooth.