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Fig Bread

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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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