• 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 2 tbsp candied orange peel
  • 1 tsp orange zest

Preheat oven to 350°.

Sift together dry ingredients.  Cream sugar and butter, add eggs one at a time. Add orange juice concentrate, orange zest, orange extract, and candied orange peel.

Mix in flour. Divide dough in half.  With floured hands, shape into logs.  Place on parchment-lined cookie sheets.  rush tops with egg and sprinkle with demerara sugar and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Cool completely.  Slice into 1/2″ slices and toast on both sides in 350° oven for another 15 or so minutes.