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Nana's Nut Bread

This recipe was my grandmother's. The breads are baked in coffee cans!
Prep10 Mins
Cook60 Mins
Ready70 Mins
Servings20

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Steps

  1. 1Cream shortening with sugar. Mix in eggs. Dissolve soda in milk, and add to the creamed mixture. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, and salt. Stir in nuts.
  2. 2Pour batter into a 3 pound coffee can, or several 1 pound soup cans; fill containers 1/2 to 3/4 full.
  3. 3Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour, or until a tester inserted in the center of loaf comes out clean.
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