"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
3/4 cup sugar 2 Tbsp margarine or softened margarine 1 egg 1 1/2 cup milk 3 cups sifted flour 3 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 3/4 cup chopped nuts
Grease a 9x5 loaf pan. Mix thoroughly sugar, shortening, and egg. Stir in milk. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in nuts. Pour in pan and let stand for 30 minutes. Bake at 350º for 35 minutes. Ice, if desired, with a thin glaze.
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