Visalia Ripe Olive Bread
|Eggs||3 , well beaten|
|Olive oil||3 Tablespoon|
|Chopped pitted ripe olives||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sifted all purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Beat eggs with sugar, salt, and oil.
Stir in olives.
Sift flour with baking powder and add alternately with milk to other ingredients.
Stir gently until just blended.
Pour mixture into a well-greased loaf pan (9 x 5 x 3 inches).
Let stand for 30 minutes.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until bread tests done.
Do not serve warm; bread improves on standing.