|Boiling water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Dried prunes||2 Cup (32 tbs), pitted and coarsely chopped|
|Melted butter||2 Tablespoon|
|Sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Pour boiling water over chopped, uncooked prunes; add soda, and allow to stand.
In another bowl, cream butter, sugar, and egg thoroughly; stir in vanilla.
Sift flour, measure, and sift again with baking powder and salt.
Add to butter mixture alternately with water from prunes.
Stir in prunes and nuts.
Spoon into two 9 by 5-inch greased loaf pans.
Bake in a 300° oven for 1 hour, or until the bread is golden brown.