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St. Joseph's Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandmother Angela

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. anise seeds
1/4 tsp. almond extract
5 eggs
2 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2/3 cup finely chopped almonds

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar; beat well. Add anise seeds and almond extract; mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, blending well after each addition; beat until light and fluffy. Blend in dry ingredients and almonds. Turn batter into a greased and floured bread pan. Bake in a preheated 350 oven for 50 to 60 minutes or until done. Must be cold before slicing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from our Italian grandmother Angela. In the Old Country, it was made especially for St. Joseph's Day. Some say it is more like a quick bread and others say it is more like a pound cake...either way, it is delicious!

 

 

 

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