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California Fruit Nut Bread

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Orange 1 Medium
  Pitted dates 7 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon, cooled
Directions

Sift flour, baking powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt together into a large bowl.
Cut the orange into pieces; discard any seeds.
Force through the medium blade of a food chopper with dates and nuts.
Reserve orange juice in a measuring cup; add enough buttermilk to make 1 cup liquid.
Combine with egg and shortening.
Add the liquid ingredients and orange-date mixture to dry ingredients; mix only until blended.
Turn into a well greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan and spread evenly.
Bake at 350°F about 1 1/4 hours, or until bread tests done.
Cool 10 minutes on wire rack.
Remove loaf from pan; cool completely.
To store, wrap tightly in aluminum foil or moisture-vaporproof material.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Everyday

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