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Fig Bread

Ingredients
  Dried figs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Orange rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Egg 1
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cover figs with boiling water; let stand for 10 minutes.
Drain and dry figs; cut into thin slices.
Sift flour, sugar, salt and baking powder together; cut in shortening until mixture re- sembles coarse cornmeal.
Mix orange rind, egg and milk; add to dry ingredients.
Stir until just blended; stir in figs.
Pour into greased and paper-lined 9 x 5 x 3-inch pan.
Bake for about 1 hour or until browned.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3232 Calories from Fat 589

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g102.6%

Saturated Fat 20 g100%

Trans Fat 5.9 g

Cholesterol 245.4 mg81.8%

Sodium 3747.7 mg156.2%

Total Carbohydrates 603 g201.1%

Dietary Fiber 27 g107.9%

Sugars 240.7 g

Protein 67 g134.8%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 14.3%

Calcium 220.1% Iron 148.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fig Bread Recipe