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Apple and Orange Bread


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Apple and Orange Bread

Sweet and tangy dessert bread for every fruit lover. 


  • 2 large tart apples, quartered

  • 1 large unpeeled orange, quartered

  • 1-1/2 cups raisins

  • 2/3 cup shortening

  • 2 cups sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2/3 cup orange juice

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


1. In a blender or food processor, process apples, orange and raisins until finely chopped; set aside.

2. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition; beat until light and fluffy. Beat in extract. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with orange juice. Stir in fruit mixture and nuts.

3. Pour into three greased 8x4-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.


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