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Orange Nut Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Orange Nut Bread, by , is from The Corkins Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sylvia Corkins
Added: Saturday, January 3, 2009


1 large orange
boiling water
1 c. raisins
1 tsp. soda
1 c. sugar
2 tbsp. melted shortening or oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg, well beaten
2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Squeeze orange, take juice and add enough hot water to make 1 cup liquid. Grind orange rind with enough raisins or dates to make 1 cup. Mix liquid with peel and fruit mxiture and add soda, sugar, shortening, and vanilla. Then add egg. Add sifted dry ingredients. Beat thoroughly and stir in nuts. Pour into greased pan and bake at 350 for 50 minutes.




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