Candied Fruit Bread

Candied Fruit Bread

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"This is a great bread for tea at Christmas time when you don't like to make fruitcake. It is an old recipe that belonged to my mother, and really good."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 482 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 15 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 80.1g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 9.8 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 638 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Grease an 8 x 5 inch loaf tin thoroughly. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a small bowl, beat the eggs well. Add milk and melted butter or shortening, and mix well.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon into a large mixing bowl. Add sugar, prepared fruits and nuts, and mix well. Add egg mixture to fruit and nut mixture, stirring just enough to blend. Turn batter into greased loaf tin. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  4. Place pan in center of oven on middle rack. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes. Turn out on wire rack, and allow to cool for several hours before slicing.
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This is the most delicous bread I've ever tasted in my life. It was easy to cook and I had a great time doing that.

Lovely loaf, I didn't have any currants left so I used golden raisins and added fresh grated nutmeg(just because I like it), and a tsp of vanilla. Will deffinately keep the recipe and make agai...

Not bad. I didn't have any candied fruit other than the lemon peel, so it was probably a bit different in flavor. It has taken me forever to use up my candied fruit, however, so I was not abo...