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Chuckwagon Pecan Bread

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Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pecan halves 8
Directions

MAKING
1 Grease an 8x4x2-inch loaf pan.
2 In a large bowl,sift flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.Stir in chopped pecans and lemon rind.
3 In a small bowl,beat eggs well with milk; stir in oil. Add all at once to the flour mixture, stir just until evenly moist. Turn into the prepared pan; spread on top evenly. Press pecan halves down the center of batter to decorate.
4 Bake in a slow oven at 325 degrees farenheit for 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Loosen around the edges with a knife; turn out onto rack. Place right side up. Cool completely.
5 Wrap loaf in a waxed paper, foil, or transparent wrap.

SERVING
6 Cut into thin slices and serve.

TIP
Store overnight to mellow flavors and make slicing easier.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
6

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