April 19, 2017

ALMOND RAISIN BREAD

Ingredients:
All purpose flour - 2 cups
Granulated sugar - 3/4 cup
Brown sugar - 1/2 cup
Baking soda - 1 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1 1 /2 tsp
Cinnamon - 1 tsp
Nutmeg - 1/2 tsp
Butter - 1/2 cup
Apple sauce - 1 1/2 cups
Eggs - 2
Figs - 1/2 cup (chopped)
Raisins - 3/4 cup
Citron - 1/4 cup
Whole almonds - 3/4 cup (blanched)
Powdered sugar - 1/2 cup (sifted)

Method:

  • Combine flour, granulated and brown sugar, soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a mixing bowl.
  • Add butter and applesauce; beat on  low speed for 2 minutes, being sure to scrape sides of bowl.
  • Add eggs; beat 2 minutes.
  • Stir in fruits and nuts.Pour batter into greased and floured 9" loaf pan.
  • Bake bread at 350 F for 1 1/2 hours or until done.
  • Cool slightly before removing from pan.
  • dust warm bread with powdered sugar; serve warm.


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