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Cinnamon Prune Bread

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Ingredients
  Chopped pitted prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs) (From A 12 Ounce Package)
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Firmly packed brown sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Grated orange rind 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. To prepare the cake pan, grease a 9X5X3 loaf pan, and sprinkle ½ cup of pecans evenly on the bottom of the pan. Keep aside
2. In a small bowl soak prunes in boiling water and keep aside
MAKING.
3. In a large bowl sift flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt adding. Stir in the orange rind, brown sugar and pecans. Using a batter spoon mix all ingredients well.
4. In a medium size bowl beat eggs, vegetable oil, soaked prune mixture and mik.
5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry one and mix well using a handheld electric whisk or small wire whisk.
6. Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake in a moderate oven at 350 Degrees Fahrenheit for 1 hour and 5 minutes. The wooden stick must come out clean when inserted for the loaf to be fully baked.
7. Remove from oven and cook on a wire rack. Using a knife loosen the edges and cool completely before inverting onto a cake dish.
8. Wrap loaf in wax paper, foil, or transparent wrap or in a box.
9. Store overnight to mellow flavors and make slicing easier.
SERVING
10. Serve with hot tea or coffee. Cut into slices

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cinnamon
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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