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Orange Fig Nut Bread

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Ingredients
  Boiling water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon, lightly packed
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

Combine the first six ingredients and let stand for 20 minutes.
Add the egg and beat thoroughly.
Sift the flour, measure, and resift 3 times with the sugar, salt, baking powder and soda.
Add the sifted dry ingredients all at once to the liquid and beat well.
Fold in the nuts.
Turn into a well-greased loaf pan, 8" x 4" x 2 1/2", pushing well into the corners.
Bake in a moderate oven (350° F.) for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until bread tests done.
Cool before slicing.
Makes 1 loaf.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Orange

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