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Irish Sweet Bread

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Irish Sweet Bread is an amazingly easy to prepare recipe which cannot just escape your guest's attention in any party. The delicious Irish Sweet Bread will get you a lots of compliments for your creativity.
Ingredients
  Currants 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Raisins 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Sour milk/Buttermilk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , unbeaten
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped citron/Chopped, candied lemon rind 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sifted flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Preheat oven to slow (325° F.).
2. Sift together the flour, salt and soda.
3. Cream together the shortening and sugar and the molasses. Beat in the egg. Alternately add the dry ingredients and sour milk; stir in the fruit.
4. Pour the batter into two greased 8 x 4 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pans and bake one and one-quarter hours.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread

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