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Bishop's Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Billie Lundberg
Added: Wednesday, May 28, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. sifted all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. double acting baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
2/3 c. semi-sweet chocolate pieces
2 c. coarsely chopped walnuts
1 c. halved candied cherries
1 c. coarsely chopped /snipped pitted dates
3 eggs
1 c. granulated sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Grease well 10 X 15 X 3 inch pan. Line bottom with 3 layers of wax paper. Heat oven to 325 F.
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in chocolate pieces, walnuts, dates, and cherries until coated with flour.
In large bowl, with electric mixer, beat eggs well; gradually beat in sugar. Fold in flour mixture and pour in pan.
Bake 1 1/2 hours or until cake tests. Cool in pan on wire rack. Remove; remove wax paper. Wrap in foil. Store at room temperature.

 

 

 

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