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Gif of the Magi Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Gif of the Magi Bread, by , is from Helen and Sisters, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Helen Schmidt
Added: Saturday, March 14, 2009


1/2 cup oleo, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup mashed bananas
1 11 oz. can Mandarin oranges
1 cup flaked coconut
1 0x. chocolate chips
2/3 cup sliced almonds
1/2 tsp. maraschino cherries
1/2 cup chopped dates

Mix together and put into two bread pans. Bake 50-55 minutes at 350.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I love to make this at Christmas.




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