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Microwave Cooked Cranberry Pineapple Bread

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 Large
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cranberries 1 Cup (16 tbs), quartered (fresh or frozen, defrosted)
  Canned pineapple 8 Ounce, crushed (1 can)
  Confectioners' sugar 2 Tablespoon (optional)
  Coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), shredded (optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Arrange the ingredients and place in large mixing bowl.
2) Take a 9x5-in loaf dish and line it on bottom with wax paper,

MAKING
2) Blend at low speed until all ingredients are moistened.
3) With blender, beat at medium speed 2 minutes.
4) Sread the mixture in the prepared loaf tin.
5) Shield ends of loaf dish with 2-in wide strips of foil, covering 1 inch of batter and molding remainder around handles of loaf dish.
6) Center loaf dish on inverted saucer in oven.
7) Microwave at 50% (Medium) 9 minutes, rotating 1/4 turn every 1 to 2 minutes.
8) Increase power to High; microwave 2 to 4 minutes.
9) Remove foil after 2 minutes, and rotate every 1 to 2 minutes.
10) Dust cooled loaf with confectioners' sugar or sprinkle with coconut during last cooking stage, if desired.

SERVING
11) Serve the bread in breakfast or as snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Pineapple
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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