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Saffron Bread

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Ingredients
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Saffron threads 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Fresh lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded lemon peel 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use Fresh)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350°F before baking.

MAKING
2) Soak saffron in boiling water for 30 minutes.
3) Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
4) Mix shortening and sugar, creaming until light and fluffy.
5) Beat in eggs.
6) Mix saffron and water with lemon juice and peel.
7) Mix with dry ingredients and add the combined mixture to creamed mixture, just stirring enough to wet.
8) Take two greased and floured loaf pans (7 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches); place the mixture in them and bake for 40 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven.

SERVING
9) Use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Apple
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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