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Fruit and Nut Loaf

This is a loaf with plenty of fruit and light in color. Very pretty when cut.
Prep15 Mins
Cook60 Mins
Ready85 Mins
Servings6

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup candied mixed fruit
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds

Steps

  1. 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  2. 2Cream butter and sugar together. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat smooth. Stir in milk, vanilla, and almond flavoring.
  3. 3In large bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in fruit, raisins, and nuts. Add all at once to first bowl. Stir only to moisten. Turn into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  4. 4Bake for 1 hour in 350 degree F (175 degree C) oven until it tests done. Let stand 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool and wrap.
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