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Plum Almond Quick Bread

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  Butter 8 Tablespoon, softened
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Large (At Room Temperature)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon rind 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon flavored low fat yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (At Room Temperature)
  Chopped fresh plums 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Slivered almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Heat the oven to 325 degrees.
Lightly butter and flour an 8 3/8 by 4 3/8 by 2 5/8 inch loaf pan.
Cream the butter and sugar together until the mixture is light and fluffy.
Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in the vanilla and almond extracts and the lemon rind.
In another bowl stir together the flour, baking soda and salt.
Beat half the yogurt into the butter mixture until smooth, then half the flour mixture.
Repeat the process with the rest of the yogurt and the remaining flour mixture.
Stir in the plums and almonds.
Turn the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top of the batter.
Bake for 60 to 70 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.
Remove to a wire rack.
Cool the bread in the pan for 15 minutes.
Remove the bread from the pan and cool completely on the rack.

Recipe Summary

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Snack, Fruit Dessert

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3319 Calories from Fat 1434

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 166 g254.8%

Saturated Fat 70.4 g352%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 688.2 mg229.4%

Sodium 1412.4 mg58.8%

Total Carbohydrates 402 g133.9%

Dietary Fiber 23.4 g93.7%

Sugars 188.7 g

Protein 70 g140.7%

Vitamin A 87.5% Vitamin C 42.3%

Calcium 64.2% Iron 100.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Plum Almond Quick Bread Recipe