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Bishop's Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Bishop's Bread, by , is from Spring of Life Christian Church , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mari Gardner
Added: Thursday, August 24, 2006


2 cup flour
1 cup pecans
2 tsp baking powder
1 pkg (6oz.) Chocolate chips
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup sugar (part or all Splenda©)
1 cup chopped dates
4 eggs
1 cup maraschino cherries
1 1/2 tsp vanilla

Stir together the first 7 ingredients listed. In a small bowl, beat eggs with a mixer and then the sugar continue mixing until light and slightly fluffy. Add vanilla. Stir into flour mixture. Pour into a well-greased and floured loaf pan. Bake at 325º for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Check to see if done, bake longer as necessary, checking every 10 minutes until done.

Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then remove. If possible, store well wrapped 1 to 2 days before slicing.




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