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Thursday, September 4, 2014

♥ Pecan Bread ♥

Ingredients:
Recipe & photo: Southern Life Beautiful
3 cups sifted flour
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
¾ cup granulated sugar or 1 cup brown sugar
1 cup pecan meats, chopped
1 egg, beaten
1 ½ cups or so milk
2 Tbsp melted butter or shortening




Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease one loaf pan 9x5x3.

Sift flour, baking powder, salt and sugar together; add nuts.

Combine egg, milk and butter; add to flour mixtures, stirring only enough to dampen all the flour.

Pace into prepared loaf pan. Bake in moderate oven 46 to 60 minutes.

Makes 1 loaf

Variations:
Add 1 cup raisins or dried cherries or cranberries.
Add 1 cup chopped apples or pears
Use orange juice in place of milk plus 1 Tbsp orange zest.

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