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Candied Fruit Bread


Ingredients

2 large eggs

2 large eggs

1 cup milk

1 cup milk

3 tablespoons butter, melted

3 tablespoons butter, melted

2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

4 teaspoons baking powder

4 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

¾ cup white sugar

¾ cup white sugar

¼ cup chopped pecans

¼ cup chopped pecans

¼ cup chopped blanched almonds

¼ cup chopped blanched almonds

¼ cup chopped candied citron

¼ cup chopped candied citron

¼ cup currants

¼ cup currants

2 tablespoons chopped candied cherries

2 tablespoons chopped candied cherries

2 tablespoons chopped candied lemon peel

2 tablespoons chopped candied lemon peel

Directions

Whisk eggs in a medium bowl. Mix in milk and melted butter until well combined.

Whisk eggs in a medium bowl. Mix in milk and melted butter until well combined.

Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon into a large mixing bowl. Stir in sugar, pecans, almonds, citron, currants, cherries, and lemon peel until well combined. Add wet ingredients and stir just enough to blend. Pour batter into a generously greased 8×4-inch loaf pan. Let stand for 20 minutes.

Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon into a large mixing bowl. Stir in sugar, pecans, almonds, citron, currants, cherries, and lemon peel until well combined. Add wet ingredients and stir just enough to blend. Pour batter into a generously greased 8×4-inch loaf pan. Let stand for 20 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Bake in the center of the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 60 to 70 minutes. Remove from the oven and turn out onto a wire rack; let cool for 3 hours before slicing.

Bake in the center of the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 60 to 70 minutes. Remove from the oven and turn out onto a wire rack; let cool for 3 hours before slicing.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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