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Prune Bread

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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

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

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