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Prune Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Prune Bread, by , is from The Hauptli Reunion 2008 Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dorothy Hauptli
Added: Sunday, August 24, 2008


1 1/2 C sugar
1 egg
1 Tbsp shortening, melted
1 tsp vanilla
3 C flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cloves
1 lb prunes, pitted, chopped and cooked with 2 C water
1/2 C nuts, chopped
1 1/2 C prune juice (juice in which the prunes were cooked - add water if necessary to make 1 1/2 cups liquid.)

Cream sugar, egg, vanilla and shortening. Sift flour, salt, soda, baking powder and spices. Add to the creamed mixture with the prunes, prune juice and nuts.

Bake in greased and floured loaf pan for 1 hour at 350 degrees.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This moist and delicious bread was a Christmas time treat.




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