Christmas Fruit Bread
|Scalded milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Citron||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), peeled and diced|
|Chopped nuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Glace cherries||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated orange rind||1 Tablespoon|
|Bread flour||3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted|
Add 1 package yeast dissolved according to instructions on package.
Mix until well blended-(soft dough).
Turn onto a well floured board and shape into a loaf.
Put in a greased loaf pan.
Cover and let rise in warm place for about 1 hour (doubled).
Bake at 375° fori hour.
Let cool and ice with: 1/2 cup icing sugar; 1 tablespoon milk; 1/4 teaspoon vanilla.
Scatter bits of cherries and nuts over icing.