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Prune Bread

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  Dried prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Sifted all purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Shortening 4 Tablespoon
  Grated orange rind 2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Bottled milk/1/2 cup evaporated milk and 1/2 cup water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Rinse prunes, drain, and dry on paper toweling.
If prunes are very dry, boil 5 min.
Remove pits and put prunes through food chopper, using medium blade. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar.
Cut in shortening with two knives or a pastry blender until of the consistency of coarse corn meal.
Add prunes and orange rind and stir well.
Combine eggs and milk, and add to dry ingredients; mix well.
Pour into greased or oiled loaf pan about 10" x 5" x 3" and bake in a moderate oven of 350°F for 1 hr., or until done.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2747 Calories from Fat 723

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g125.6%

Saturated Fat 23 g115.2%

Trans Fat 7.9 g

Cholesterol 445.6 mg148.5%

Sodium 5414.1 mg225.6%

Total Carbohydrates 452 g150.8%

Dietary Fiber 25.7 g102.8%

Sugars 110 g

Protein 63 g125.7%

Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 69.7%

Calcium 196.3% Iron 130.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Prune Bread Recipe