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Christmas Orange Bread

  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Bananas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), mashed
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fruit 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), candied
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped

Cream the shortening in a mixing bowl.
Add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Combine bananas and orange juice.
Sift the flour with baking powder and salt and mix in the candied fruit, raisins and nuts.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with banana mixture and pour into greased and waxed paper-lined 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until done.
Cool for about 20 minutes, then turn out on a rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3877 Calories from Fat 1609

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 179 g275%

Saturated Fat 40.5 g202.5%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 634.4 mg211.5%

Sodium 3642.7 mg151.8%

Total Carbohydrates 509 g169.6%

Dietary Fiber 23.5 g93.8%

Sugars 222.6 g

Protein 79 g157.7%

Vitamin A 33.4% Vitamin C 195.8%

Calcium 182.2% Iron 116.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Christmas Orange Bread Recipe