|Sifted flour||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Shortening||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Applesauce||1 Can (10 oz)|
|Chopped nuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Maraschino cherries||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
|Grated lemon peel||2 Tablespoon|
|Powdered sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Evaporated milk||2 Tablespoon|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
Sift flour, baking powder, salt and soda.
Beat sugar and shortening until fluffy.
Add eggs; beat until smooth.
Beat in flour mixture alternately with applesauce.
Stir in nuts, cherries and lemon peel.
Pour into 2 greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove bread from pans while warm; cool.
Blend powdered sugar and milk until smooth; add vanilla.
Spread on loaves.