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Prune Nut Bread

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  Prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Orange 1 , juiced
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Melted shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped

Cut prune meat from pits with a sharp knife or kitchen scissors.
Add enough hot water to the orange juice to make 1 cup of liquid.
Pour over the prunes.
Add the orange rind and let stand while preparing the remainder of the batter.
Sift flour, measure and resift 3 times with the baking powder, salt, cinnamon and sugar.
Add the shortening and eggs to the softened prunes, then add flour mixture and beat thoroughly.
Stir in nuts.
Pour into a well-greased loaf pan, 8" x 4" x 2 1/2".
Bake in a moderate oven, 350° F.
1 hour or until done.
Cool on wire rack.
1 loaf.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2684 Calories from Fat 583

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g98.1%

Saturated Fat 12.3 g61.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 2569.4 mg107.1%

Total Carbohydrates 491 g163.6%

Dietary Fiber 29.9 g119.7%

Sugars 234.8 g

Protein 59 g117.8%

Vitamin A 55.4% Vitamin C 132.5%

Calcium 148.5% Iron 95.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Prune Nut Bread Recipe